Officer Thomas Richard Adams

Officer Thomas Richard Adams

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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Thomas Richard Adams

Officer Thomas Adams was killed in a automobile accident while on patrol.

He was driving north on Highway 101, just south of Piercy in Mendocino County, when his patrol car was struck head-on by a southbound vehicle. Officer Adams died from the injuries sustained in the collision.

Officer Adams had served with the California Highway Patrol for two years.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 19365

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

automobile accident

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I wish I would have been able to meet you and hope someday I will. I don’t think there is a time I drive past Piercy without taking a quick second to think about you. Stay safe on that side brother.


January 19, 2022

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