Police Officer Thomas J. Bolin

Photo of Police Officer Thomas J. Bolin
End of Watch: Sun, Sep 30th, 1900
Date of Incident: Sun, Sep 30th, 1900
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 32


Officer Bolin was killed when his revolver accidentally discharged after he reported off duty. He was still in uniform sitting at his table when the revolver, sitting on the mantel, discharged and struck him in the head. The pistol was known to have accidentally discharged twice before. Officer Bolin's death was declared a line of duty death by the Chief at the time.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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St. Louis, Missouri 63103
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