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 at 3 am.

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 and previously served with the Tredyffrin Police Department and Limerick Police Department. He was survived by his parents.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 127

Incident Details

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

convicted felon, domestic

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Officer Barone,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Norristown. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 11, 2022

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