Deputy Sheriff Thomas Joseph Albanese

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Joseph Albanese

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, February 25, 2021

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Thomas Joseph Albanese

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Albanese was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Del Amo Boulevard and Paramount Boulevard, in Lakewood, at about 9:00 am.

His patrol motorcycle collided with a vehicle in the intersection and he suffered fatal injuries.

Deputy Albanese was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife and two young sons.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

routine driving

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I did not know Deputy Albanese personally, but after reading some of the reflections that have been left for him it is clear that he was an amazing Sheriff’s Deputy and an even better person. He made the ultimate sacrifice and he will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with Deputy Albanese as well as his friends and family. Thank you so much for your service, you will continue to be remembered.

Recruit - Class 477

June 26, 2024

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