Police Officer Thomas M. Barone

Police Officer Thomas M. Barone

Norristown Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, October 11, 1992

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Thomas M. Barone

Police Officer Thomas Barone was shot and killed while answering a domestic disturbance call at a row house in the 600 block of West Elm Street.

He was climbing a narrow staircase when the subject opened fire on him, striking him multiple times, before being taken into custody.

The subject was sentenced to death but died in prison before the sentence was carried out.

Officer Barone had served with the Norristown Police Department for two years.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 127

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Died in prison

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

October 12, 2020

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