Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # 703
Incident Date: 9/13/1986
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Suspect: Sentenced to life
Patrolman Stevie Thompson was shot and killed after stopping a driver for DUI. The driver and her two sons were all drunk and Patrolman Thompson arrested the woman. The two sons exited the vehicle and attacked Patrolman Thompson. They gained control of his service weapon and shot him in the chest twice before freeing their mother.
All three fled, but were apprehended a short time later. The suspect who shot Patrolman Thompson was sentenced to life in prison. He was denied parole on August 14th, 2006, and again on May 15th, 2012.
Patrolman Thompson was survived by his expectant wife and young daughter. His second daughter was born three months later.