York City Police Department K-9 Unit.
This is a late 1960s photo of the York City, Pennsylvania Police Department K-9 unit taken at the York Fair grounds. The officers, accompanied by their dogs, are in their training uniforms. The officers are, from left to right: Ron Heist, Earl Frey, Fred Gibson, Steve Gibbs, Charlie Morrow, Bill Farrell, and Nevin Barley.
West York Police Department.
This 1950's era photograph shows three members of the West York Borough, Pennsylvania Police Department and their patrol vehicles, two motorcycles and a Ford patrol car. The officers and their vehicles are on the driveway of the Reliance fire house, then located in the 1400 block of West Market Street in West York Borough.
Officer Ed Myers, Red Lion Police Department.
Pictured in 1924 is Red Lion Police Officer Ed Myers astride his sidecar equipped police Harley Davidson motorcycle. The sidecar was a common accessory for police motorcycles of that era. The officer is carrying a semi-automatic pistol, carried in an open top cross draw style holster. The semi-auto pistol was unusual, as most officers of this era were carrying revolvers.

Officer David D. Tome

Officer Tome

Northern York Count RegionalPolice Department
End of Watch: October 21, 2008

David D. Tome was born April 10, 1977 in York, Pennsylvania.

Officer Tome graduated Spring Grove Area High School in 1996, and graduated from Penn State University in 2000. Tome attended the 83rd Police Academy at Harrisburg Area Community College in 2003. After graduating the Police Academy, Officer Tome began his career with the Northern York County Regional Police Department. Officer Tome was married with two children.

On Tuesday, October 21, 2008, Officer Tome was part of an accident reconstruction team that was working on US Route 15 near Clear Springs Road in Franklin Township, York County. Officer Tome was setting up to do forensic mapping of a two-vehicle crash that killed a Franklin Township woman the previous Sunday. Officer Tome was in an area marked with traffic cones when he was struck by a passing vehicle, thrown over a guardrail and down an embankment. Officer Tome was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman who struck him was speeding, tailgating, talking on a cell phone and applying makeup when she struck him after running over several traffic cones. She was convicted on October 12, 2010 of homicide by vehicle and tampering with evidence. On November 30, 2010, she was sentenced to one to five years in prison, plus two years of parole.

Tome was buried on October 25, 2008 in the St. Peter's Church Cemetery in Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania.

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