Master Patrol Officer Spencer Bristol

Master Patrol Officer Spencer Bristol

Hendersonville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, December 30, 2019

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Spencer Bristol

Master Patrol Officer Spencer Bristol was struck and killed by a vehicle while involved in a foot pursuit of a subject across I-65 near Vietnam Veterans Boulevard in Davidson County.

Officers had started pursuing a vehicle with two occupants in Hendersonville. The pursuit continued through Goodlettsville until crashing at the interchange. One of the subjects was taken into custody but the second man fled on foot. Officer Bristol was fatally struck by a vehicle as they ran across I-65.

The subject he was chasing continued to flee and remains at large. The subject who was arrested at the scene was charged with reckless endangerment and felony evading.

Officer Bristol was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Hendersonville Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and 3-year-old daughter.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 504
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender At large

foot pursuit, vehicle pursuit

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Officer Bristol, your life was totally dedicated to keep others safe while putting your own safety in harm's way.
This will not go unnoticed by our good Lord who knows and sees everything. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. May He immerse you and those you've left behind in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

January 14, 2020

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