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 Thomas Henry Pohlman

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Thomas Henry Pohlman

  • Birth 8 Jul 1950 California, USA
  • Death 18 Apr 1978 Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Maple Lawn Section 5, Lot 2638
  • Memorial ID 42779955

Thomas Pohlman was a Deputy for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, in California, for 4 years. He died in the line of duty at age 27. Deputy Pohlman was on Patrol when he smelled ether, used to manufacture the illegal drug, PCP. He called for assistance, but before back-up arrived, the suspect ran from the scene. Deputy Pohlman started a foot pursuit, and captured the suspect. While the suspect was being handcuffed, he gained control of Deputy Pohlman's revolver and shot him with it. Deputy Pohlman died at the scene.


  • Maintained by: Joe Walker
  • Originally Created by: Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, Kansas
  • Added: 6 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42779955
  • Joe Walker
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Henry Pohlman (8 Jul 1950–18 Apr 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42779955, citing Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Joe Walker (contributor 23317045) .