Patrolman Ralph B. Thomas

Patrolman Ralph B. Thomas

Homewood Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, October 2, 1960

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Ralph B. Thomas

Patrolman Ralph Thomas was killed in an accident while reloading pistol ammunition in the police department's basement.

While compressing the reloading die, the powder in the cartridge case ignited, causing the die to impale Patrolman Thomas, killing him.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 2, 2020

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