Officer Thomas Benton Worley

Officer Thomas Benton Worley

Los Angeles County Safety Police, California

End of Watch Wednesday, December 21, 1994

Thomas Benton Worley

Office Thomas Worley was shot and killed when he attempted to intervene in a robbery while off duty at a shoe store at the intersection of Topanga Canyon Boulevard and Roscoe Boulevard.

He was shopping with his wife when he observed the robbery in progress and ordered the suspect to the ground. The man turned and fired at Officer Worley. He was able to return fire and kill the suspect as well.

Officer Worley had served with the Los Angeles County Safety Police for 1-1/2 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

off duty, robbery

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God speed my old friend. You're not forgotten.

Sgt. Paul V. Gallo
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

December 21, 2017

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