Police Officer Thomas Lawrence Herron

Police Officer Thomas Lawrence Herron

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, March 6, 1991

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Thomas Lawrence Herron

Officer Thomas Herron and Officer Joseph J. Grill were killed in an auto accident while in pursuit of a stolen vehicle at 26th Street and Sarah Street. Their patrol car collided with another police vehicle.

Officer Herron was a Military veteran and had served with the Pittsburgh Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, three sons and daughter.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 496
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

stolen vehicle, vehicle pursuit

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

March 6, 2021

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