Corporal Thomas Wade Frazier

Corporal Thomas Wade Frazier

Artesia Police Department, New Mexico

End of Watch Friday, May 21, 2021

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Thomas Wade Frazier

Corporal Thomas Frazier was killed in an automobile crash on US Highway 285 near milepost 77, north of Artesia, at about 10:45 am.

He was involved in an active investigation when his vehicle collided with the back of a tractor-trailer that was turning off of the roadway.

Corporal Frazier had served with the Artesia Police Department for five years and was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division. He had previously served with the Shenandoah County, Virginia, Sheriff's Office for 12 years. He also served as the chief of the Sun Country Volunteer Fire Department in New Mexico. He is survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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Cpl. Frazier,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Artesia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

May 21, 2022

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