Auxiliary Trooper Edward W. Truelove

Auxiliary Trooper Edward W. Truelove

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut

End of Watch Friday, November 13, 1992

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Edward W. Truelove

Auxiliary Trooper Edward Truelove was killed when his patrol car was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer and burst into flames on I-84, at its junction with Route 70, in Cheshire.

He was calling in a disabled vehicle at the time of the accident. Prior to the accident, he had directed the occupants of the disabled vehicle to climb onto a nearby embankment to stay out of harm's way.


  • Age 73
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

disabled motorist

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I trained and partnered with Ed several times, I was unaware, that Ed was killed, I had moved from CT to CA. at that time. I still remember him very well. Thank you Ed. for your service and dedication.

Auxiliary Trooper Alan Rock
Troop I CT. State Police, Bethany, CT.

May 30, 2016

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