Officer Tom M. Rees « Utah Law Enforcement Memorial

Officer Tom M. Rees

Died on February 23, 1986

Age 32
West Jordan Police Department
Accidental: Shooting

Officer Rees was killed in a training accident. While on duty, the 32-year-old victim and other officers were practicing weapon retention techniques at the West Jordan Police Department. When the instructor, acting the part of an assailant grabbed the victim’s .38-caliber revolver, it discharged and struck the victim in the upper right chest. Although airlifted to a hospital, Officer Rees died a few hours later. Officer Rees was married and the father of three children. He is buried in Valley View Memorial Park. His bronze name plaque is sponsored by the West Jordan Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #8.

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2 responses to “Officer Tom M. Rees”

  1. Grayce Rees says:

    I still think of Tom and what a great father, son and brother he was. We miss you.

  2. […] SILAS E. CLARK, Springville P.D., 1897 Sheriff SAMUEL M. BLISS, Carbon County S.O., 1945 Officer Thomas M. REES, West Jordan P.D., 1986 Lieutenant GERRY L. IVIE, Duchesne County S.O., […]

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