Detectives' Endowment Association, Inc. — Paul DiGiacomo, President

The DEA Honor Roll

Official Line of Duty Deaths

Erle M. Thompson

Rank: Detective

Shield Number: 1316

Command: 114 Pct.

Date of Death: 02/20/1971

Cause of Death: Shot - Domestic


Detective Thompson was shot and killed while intervening in a domestic dispute while off duty.


Detective Thompson was appointed to the NYPD on December 27, 1960.

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