Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 11 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber
Offender: Served 12 years in mental hospital
Patrolman Thomas Abrams was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance at a downtown club. He was attempting to arrest a man when the man produced a .22 caliber revolver and shot him in the chest.
The suspect was captured and committed to a mental hospital in Columbia. He was released after spending 12 years in the facility.
Patrolman Abrams had served with the agency for 11 years and had previously served with the United States Navy.