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Thomas J. Emery

OPP ~ Downsview Detachment

July 25th, 1966

Age: 37 / 5 years service




PC Emery was on motorcycle patrol on the westbound lanes of the 401 west of Islington Avenue in Toronto. A cross bow holding ridge poles together on a tarped trailer fell off, becoming entangled in the front wheel of his police motorcycle. He fell off and was run over by another transport truck.

Civitan International in memory of Constable Emery presented a trophy. It was awarded yearly to a member of the Downsview Detachment who performed a meritorious deed or contributed substantially to the community.