Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Motorcycle accident
Officer Tatum was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting a funeral procession on Parker Avenue. The last car in the procession had just cleared an intersection and Officer Tatum was passing the procession to clear the next intersection. As he did so a boy riding a motor scooter pulled out of Hampton Road, passing through the procession, and collided with Officer Tatum. He was thrown into a tree and suffered severe head injuries.
Officer Tatum had served with the agency for 4 years.