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Sergeant Thomas M. Wade | Bedford Town Police Department, New York Bedford Town Police Department, New York

Sergeant

Thomas M. Wade

Bedford Town Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Saturday, May 9, 1925

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Sergeant Thomas Wade was killed in a motorcycle crash while on traffic duty with a state motor vehicle inspector on State Route 35.

The inspector had stopped next to a vehicle to get information from the driver. Sergeant Wade swerved around the back of the stopped vehicle and struck the inspector's motorcycle. Sergeant Wade was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries that night.

Sergeant Wade was a WWI veteran and had been with the Bedford Town Police Department for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.

Thank you for your heroism.

God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 9, 2015

 

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