Police Officer Thomas J. Bolin

Police Officer Thomas J. Bolin

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, September 30, 1900

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Thomas J. Bolin

Officer Bolin was killed when his revolver accidentally discharged after he reported off duty. He was still in uniform sitting at his table when the revolver, sitting on the mantel, discharged and struck him in the head. The pistol was known to have accidentally discharged twice before. Officer Bolin's death was declared a line of duty death by the Chief at the time.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Rest in peace always and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

September 30, 2020

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