Deputy Sheriff Thomas W. Mendina

Deputy Sheriff Thomas W. Mendina

Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, March 4, 1956

Thomas W. Mendina

Deputy Mendina was struck and killed by a drunk driver while stopping to assist another officer who was checking two suspicious men on K-32. As Deputy Mendina stepped out of his patrol car he was struck. The driver was arrested and convicted of driving under the influence.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Convicted

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Thank you for your service. Deputy Sheriff Thomas W. Mendina will never be forgotten.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police

June 17, 2018

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