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Police Officer Thomas J. Bolin | St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

Police Officer

Thomas J. Bolin

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Sunday, September 30, 1900

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Officer Bolin was killed when his revolver accidentally discharged after he reported off duty. He was still in uniform sitting at his table when the revolver, sitting on the mantel, discharged and struck him in the head. The pistol was known to have accidentally discharged twice before. Officer Bolin's death was declared a line of duty death by the Chief at the time.

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Officer Bolin,
On today, the 111th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis.

R.I.P.
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September 30, 2011

 

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