Motorcycle Officer Truman E. Brooks

Motorcycle Officer Truman E. Brooks

Little Valley Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 8, 1925

Truman E. Brooks

Officer Brooks died during a serious motorcycle accident. He was rushing to the scene of an emergency in dense fog when his police motorcycle crashed into the rear of a car parked on the side of the road.
Officer Brooks was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Truman, even though we never met, you still are a part of our family. Just recently i found out that you were my mother in laws grandfather, whom you never met and also my wifes great grandfather and my 3 sons great great grandfather. This Friday, May 15th 2015, you will be remembered in a police officers ceremony held in Salamanca NY. I have been in law enforcement for 20 years now and and i will be honored to stand up and represent you on that day. R.I.P my friend and thank you for serving your community.

Ofc. Brian M. Cross
Olean NY Police Dept.

May 10, 2015

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