Police Officer Thomas J. Burns

Police Officer Thomas J. Burns

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, October 1, 1948

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Thomas J. Burns

Officer Burns was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty. The other driver was charged with a failure to grant right of way charge.

Officer Burns had been with the agency for one year and had served in the United States Army during World War II.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 1559

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 1, 2020

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