Police Officer Paul Thomas "Pete" White, Jr.

Police Officer Paul Thomas "Pete" White, Jr.

Prince William County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, October 27, 1973

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Paul Thomas "Pete" White, Jr.

Police Officer Pete White succumbed to injuries received six days earlier when he was involved in an automobile crash at the intersection of Route 234 and Route 15 in the Haymarket area.

He was responding to the scene of another collision when his vehicle struck a ditch, overturned, and caught fire.

Officer White had served with the Prince William County Police Department for two years and had previously served with the Metropolitan Police Department, in Washington, DC, for one year. He was survived by his wife, parents, and two brothers.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 21, 1973

emergency response, single vehicle crash

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Officer White,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Prince William County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 27, 2023

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