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Officer Terrell M. Dodson | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

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Terrell M. Dodson

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Sunday, April 17, 1960

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Officer Terrell Dodson was killed in a motorcycle accident while chasing a speeding vehicle on Florida Avenue, NE, at approximately 4:00 am. During the pursuit Officer Dodson's motorcycle struck a streetcar loading platform at the intersection with 7th Street, NE. His motorcycle went out of control and crashed near 8th Street, NE.

Officer Dodson had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and young daughter.

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