Captain Tommy F. Bernal

Captain Tommy F. Bernal

Fairfax County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, June 28, 2001

Tommy F. Bernal

Captain Tommy Bernal was killed when his motorcycle was struck head-on by a vehicle while he was conducting a training exercise with several agencies near Front Royal, Virginia.

He was riding on Route 649, a winding and hilly country road, with members of Fairfax County and Arlington County motor squads. The unit in front of him lost control on a curve and swerved into an oncoming lane. A vehicle in that lane swerved into Captain Bernal's lane to avoid colliding with the unit and collided with Captain Bernal as he crested a hill.

Captain Bernal had served with the Fairfax County Police Department for 29 years. He is survived by his wife and three sons.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 29 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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