Today We RememberThomas P. Coffin 1997
May 1st, 2016
Queen's Park Crescent Toronto, Ontario
19 years ago today...
Constable Thomas P. Coffin serving with the OPP
Constable Coffin was relaxing at the Commodore Hotel in Penetanguishene with other officers after completing his shift. While seated at the bar a person came up behind him and shot him in the head with a handgun. Constable Coffin died at the scene. His assailant then left the bar and was arrested later by the OPP Tactical Team.
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