Police Officer Thomas J. Burns

Police Officer Thomas J. Burns

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, October 1, 1948

Thomas J. Burns

Officer Burns was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty. The other driver was charged with a failure to grant right of way charge.

Officer Burns had been with the agency for one year and had served in the United States Army during World War II.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 1559

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 65th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 26, 2013

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