Sergeant Patrick Devon Thompson

Sergeant Patrick Devon Thompson

Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Friday, September 2, 1994

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Patrick Devon Thompson

Sergeant Patrick Thompson was killed in an accident as he was driving an unmarked cruiser in a heavy rainstorm on State Route 82. He and another vehicle collided, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sergeant Thompson had served with the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office for 15 years and in law enforcement for 18 years. He was the first K9 officer in the county and started Camp DARE after recovering from being shot in the line of duty. He was survived by his mother, wife, sons, and daughters.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 126

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

automobile accident, weather

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I still see you laughing and smiling and telling funny stories of encounters with drivers on traffic stops and the good stories of being able to help someone while on the job. I'll miss you forever.

Billie M Thompson

November 14, 2022

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