Officer Terrell M. Dodson

Officer Terrell M. Dodson

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Sunday, April 17, 1960

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Terrell M. Dodson

Officer Terrell Dodson was killed in a motorcycle accident while chasing a speeding vehicle on Florida Avenue, NE, at approximately 4:00 am. During the pursuit Officer Dodson's motorcycle struck a streetcar loading platform at the intersection with 7th Street, NE. His motorcycle went out of control and crashed near 8th Street, NE.

Officer Dodson had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and young daughter.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

April 17, 2021

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