Officer Thomas Tinerella

Officer Thomas Tinerella

Streamwood Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, June 3, 1966

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Thomas Tinerella

Officer Thomas Tinerella was struck and killed by a drunken driver while directing traffic.

Officer Tinerella was stopping traffic on Irving Park Boulevard to let traffic exit a school parking lot after an event. The suspect was arrested after stopping the vehicle a short distance away.

Officer Tinerella had served with the Steamwood Police Department for seven years.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Arrested

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Officer Tinerella's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 12-30-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

December 30, 2017

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