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Officer Thomas Tinerella | Streamwood Police Department, Illinois Streamwood Police Department, Illinois


Thomas Tinerella

Streamwood Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, June 3, 1966

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Arrested

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Officer Thomas Tinerella was struck and killed by a drunken driver while directing traffic.

Officer Tinerella was stopping traffic on Irving Park Boulevard to let traffic exit a school parking lot after an event. The suspect was arrested after stopping the vehicle a short distance away.

Officer Tinerella had served with the Steamwood Police Department for seven years.

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I was a student at Tefft from 1964-1967 and i remember officer tinerella and his great sacrifice for our safety and i think he is safe in GODs memory too. Larry Koerner

September 23, 2015


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