Police Officer Thomas G. Burchfield

Police Officer Thomas G. Burchfield

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, May 6, 1990

Thomas G. Burchfield

Police Officer Thomas Burchfield and Police Officer Michael Okelberry were killed when their patrol car was struck head-on by a pickup truck traveling in the wrong direction.

Officer Burchfield had served with the Dallas Police Department for one year. He is survived by his fiancée, parents, two brothers, and sister.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 6001

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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You are never forgotten. God bless you and your family. I'm former DPD and appreciate those who served before me and led the way

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

May 8, 2017

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