Deputy Sheriff Thomas E. Bryant

Deputy Sheriff Thomas E. Bryant

Wood County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, July 23, 1984

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Thomas E. Bryant

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Bryant was killed in a vehicle crash on State Route 25 at State Route 281 while responding to a burglary call in North Baltimore.

His vehicle left the roadway, went through a fence, and struck a utility pole. He sustained fatal injuries when he was ejected from the vehicle.

Deputy Bryant had served with the Wood County Sheriff's Office for four years. He was survived by his parents and brother.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

burglary, emergency response

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Deputy Sheriff Thomas E. Bryant of the Wood County Sheriff's Office, Ohio and the additional 85 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

July 23, 2023

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