Motorcycle Officer Wesley Frank Thompson

Motorcycle Officer Wesley Frank Thompson

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, September 18, 1941

Wesley Frank Thompson

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.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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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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