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Det. Sgt. Tom Smith, Jr., BART PD, CA; EOW: Tuesday, 1-21-2014

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Detective Sergeant Tom Smith, Jr.
Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department

California
End of Watch: Tuesday, January 21, 2014




Biographical Information
Age: 42

Tour of Duty: 20 Years


Badge Number: 34


Incident Details
Location: Dublin, California
Cause: Gunfire - Accidental
Incident Date: Tuesday, 1-21-2014
Weapon: Handgun;
Suspect: Not Applicable




Detective Sergeant Tommy Smith was accidentally shot and killed by another officer while conducting a probation check and warrant service at an apartment on Dougherty Road, in Dublin, at approximately 1:00 pm. The subject they were searching for was wanted for several robberies on BART property.


The officers conducting the check had made a force entry into the apartment when a round was discharged, striking Sergeant Smith. He was transported to Eden Medical Center where he succumbed to the wound.


The subject wanted in the initial search was not in the apartment at the time. However, he was taken into custody a short time later.


Sergeant Smith served 20 years with the BART Police Department. Authorities said he is the first officer killed in the line of duty in the department's 42-year history.

 

He is survived by his wife, who also serves with the department, and 6-year-old daughter.


 


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:


Chief of Police Kenton Rainey

Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department

800 Madison Street

Oakland, CA 94607


Phone: (510) 464-7000


 


 


 


 


                                                                                 


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Thank you for your service, Det. Sgt. Tom Smith, Jr. Condolences and prayers to his Widow, daughter, Co-workers, Friends, Community, and California. 


You may now stand down.


                                                                                       


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R.I.P. Detective Sergeant Tom Smith, Jr.


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 RIP Detective Sergeant Smith Jr. 


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Rest in Peace Det. Sgt. Tom Smith, Jr....

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 Rest in peace, Detective Sergeant Smith. My deepest condolences to your family and the BART Police Department.

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Rest in Peace, Brother!! Condolences to the Family, Friends and Co-Workers!!


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 Rest in Peace Det. Sgt. Smith.  My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends and department.

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Rest in Peace Det/Sgt. Smith. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Smith Family and the Bart Police Department.

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 Words may not take away the pain from someone losing someone so dear.  May God continue to give you the strength ot overcome the pain.  It is with deepest sympathy!


 


 


 


 

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You will be missed brother....but never forgotten....promise


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Rest in peace Sgt Smith...   My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers....

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 r.i.p

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Rest In Peace Detective Sargent Smith.

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Rest in Peace Det. Sgt. Tom Smith . Thankyou for your service. May God Bless your family and fellow Officers at this time and always . You will never be forgotton!

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R.I.P. Brother.

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Rest in Peace Brother !

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 Rest In Peace, Brother.   May God be of constant comfort and strength to your family and friends.

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Rest in peace, Det. Sgt. Smith.

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May Detective Sergeant Smith find peace in God's loving embrace, God's mercy be with his family and friend's and he be remembered for how he lived his life.


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Deepest condolences to the family friends and co-workers of Det. Sgt. Smith.  R.I.P.

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 Rest In Peace Brother!

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My deepest condolences to the family and friends of brave Detective Sergeant Tom Smith.  God comfort and keep them well all their lives.


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  Rest In Peace Brother !!

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Rest in peace, Detective Sgt. Smith.


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May your soul rest in peace Sgt. Smith.Thank you for your dedicated and faithful services brother.Blessings and comfort to those left behind.

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Rest in Peace Sergeant Smith. May God be with your family and friends.

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