Police Officer Thomas Edward Shea

Police Officer Thomas Edward Shea

Wellesley Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, March 14, 1940

Thomas Edward Shea

Officer Shea succumbed to injuries sustained six years earlier while pursuing a vehicle on Route 135. As he approached Pond Road another vehicle made a turn in front of him, causing him to collide with the vehicle.

He was transported to Newton-Wellesley Hospital after the collision. He succumbed to his injuries after six years of surgeries and rehabilitation efforts.

Officer Shea had served with the agency for 8 years. He was survived by his wife and one child.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 4, 1933
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Shea,
On today, the 76th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Wellesley. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P
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March 14, 2016

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