Park Guard Thomas Aloysius Ryan

Park Guard Thomas Aloysius Ryan

Fairmount Park Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, April 8, 1947

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Thomas Aloysius Ryan

Park Guard Thomas Ryan was killed when his police motorcycle struck a tree while he was involved in a vehicle pursuit on Roosevelt Boulevard, near Murray Avenue.

He was traveling approximately 70 mph when his motorcycle crashed into two trees.

Guard Ryan had served with the Fairmount Park Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

motorcycle, vehicle pursuit

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On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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April 8, 2022

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