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Patrolman Thomas J. Adams, Jr. | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Thomas J. Adams, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Sunday, August 26, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2210

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Suspect was apprehended

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Patrolman Thomas J. Adams was shot and killed responding to a domestic dispute.

Patrolman Adams observed the argument, heard gunfire, and ran to the scene. One of the assailants involved pulled out a revolver and fatally shot him. The suspect eventually turned himself in.

Patrolman Adams was a U.S. Navy veteran and was survived by He was survived by his wife, two children, and his parents. Patrolman Adams is buried in Homewood Cemetery.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 40th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Thanks to your friends for sharing their devotion to you through their reflections. I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
April 14, 2013

 

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