Patrol Officer Todd Wayne Stone

Patrol Officer Todd Wayne Stone

Clinton Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Wednesday, January 27, 1993

Todd Wayne Stone

Officer Stone was killed when his patrol car struck a utility pole during a pursuit. Another officer initiated the pursuit after seeing a car doing donuts in a residential intersection. As he was pursuing the vehicle another vehicle pulled between him and the suspect vehicle. He struck the utility pole after he swerved to avoid that vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle he was pursuing was convicted of vehicular homicide in connection with Officer Stone's death and sentenced to 5 years in prison.

Officer Stone had served with the Clinton Police Department for 5 years. He was survived by his wife, 3-year-old daughter, and 1-month-son.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 140

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to 5 years

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I was a Clinton Police Reserve when this tragedy happened. I am now a 20 year sworn law enforcement veteran. I will never forget when I heard about this. RIP Sir!

Deputy Tom Christoffersen
Clinton County (Iowa) Sheriff's Office

January 27, 2017

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