Patrolman Stevie L. Thompson

Patrolman Stevie L. Thompson

Crossville Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, September 13, 1986

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Stevie L. Thompson

Patrolman Stevie Thompson was shot and killed after stopping a driver for DUI. The driver and her two sons were all drunk and Patrolman Thompson arrested the woman. The two sons exited the vehicle and attacked Patrolman Thompson. They gained control of his service weapon and shot him in the chest twice before freeing their mother.

All three fled, but were apprehended a short time later. The suspect who shot Patrolman Thompson was sentenced to life in prison. He was denied parole on August 14th, 2006, and again on May 15th, 2012.

Patrolman Thompson was survived by his expectant wife and young daughter. His second daughter was born three months later.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 703

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Stevie, you are not forgotten.

Supt Talmadge Butler
Ala Dept of Conservation

December 9, 2016

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