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Police Officer Thomas Lawrence Herron | Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Thomas Lawrence Herron

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 6, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 55

Tour: 22 years

Badge # 496

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Officer Thomas Herron and Officer Joseph J. Grill were killed in an on duty auto accident while in pursuit of a stolen vehicle. Their patrol car collided with another police vehicle.

Officer Herron had served with the agency for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, three sons and daughter.

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Police Officer Joseph John Grill
Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania
End of Watch: Wednesday, March 6, 1991
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

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officer Herron
Thank you again for the escort you and officer Grill gave us to Children's Hospital many many years ago when our son Matthew was bleeding with a severe arterial bleed due to an accident on his bicycle, my wife and I have not forgotten and never will!

Jack Marks Captain, Eng. Co. 21
Pittsburgh Fire Dept.
May 26, 2017

 

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