Police Officer Darrell Dewayne Adams

Police Officer Darrell Dewayne Adams

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, October 2, 2021

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Darrell Dewayne Adams

Police Officer Darrell Adams was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on I-40 near North Watkins Street shortly after 11:00 am.

He and other officers were investigating a vehicle accident when he was struck and killed.

Officer Adams served with the Memphis Police Department for 5-1/2 years.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 5 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

accident investigation


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Officer Adams,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

October 17, 2021

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