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Motorcycle Officer Wesley Frank Thompson | Miami Police Department, Florida Miami Police Department, Florida

Motorcycle Officer

Wesley Frank Thompson

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Thursday, September 18, 1941

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Motorcycle Officer Wesley Thompson was killed when he struck a power line being strung across S.W. Third Avenue. He was riding his police motorcycle and chasing a speeding motorist when the incident occurred. Officer Thompson was traveling at approximately 50 mph when he struck the wire.

Officer Thompson was a WWI veteran and had been with the agency for six years. He was survived by his wife, daughter and son.

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Continue to rest in peace Officer Thompson, we will never forget..

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL
September 18, 2012

 

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