Corporal Matthew Alan Thompson

Corporal Matthew Alan Thompson

Mobile Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, February 12, 2004

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Matthew Alan Thompson

Corporal Matthew Thompson succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a vehicle while working the scene of a previous accident in the 4600 block of Spring Hill Avenue.

He was assisting with loading one of the cars onto a wrecker when he was struck by another car in the dark, rainy conditions. He was transported to the University of South Alabama Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries the following day.

Corporal Thompson was a United States Coast Guard veteran and had served with the Mobile Police Department for 18 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Wednesday, February 11, 2004

accident scene, weather

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Cpl. Thompson,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Coast Guard. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Paratus!

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

February 12, 2024

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