Officer Jesse Madsen

Officer Jesse Madsen

Tampa Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, March 9, 2021

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Jesse Madsen

Police Officer Jesse Madsen was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a wrong-way driver on I-275, near Hillsborough Avenue, just before 1:00 am.

He was responding to reports of a vehicle driving in the wrong direction when he was struck by the car. Officer Madsen and the other driver were both killed in the impact.

Officer Madsen had served with the Tampa Police Department for 16 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 507

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

wrong way driver


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Madsen was one of several T.PD that donated blood for my niece when she was a new born in need of heart surgery. It was an honor to know him and his brothers in blue at T.P.D. I am heartbroken to hear of this loss rest easy we have the watch now IGY6 truly meant something to you and because of you Hope lives today and IGY6 will forever mean the same for us. With Love and respect rest well my friend! W.T. Korn ret

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April 2, 2021

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