Patrolman Thaxter M. Reardon

Patrolman Thaxter M. Reardon

East Millinocket Police Department, Maine

End of Watch Sunday, June 5, 1938

Thaxter M. Reardon

Patrolman Reardon was struck in the head with a rock by a 20 year old suspect he had arrested for public intoxication near the East Millinocket jail. Prior to losing consciousness, Patrolman Reardon managed to lock the suspect in a cell. Patrolman Reardon died three days later from the injury.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, June 2, 1938
  • Weapon Blunt object; Rock
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 6, 2015

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