Deputy Thomas A. Bateman – 31 years old
Bucks Co. Sheriff’s Dept., Doylestown, Pa.
Died in the line of duty on 09/22/1986
On September 22nd, 1986, Deputy Bateman was returning to his patrol area after leaving a prisoner at the jail. He and Deputy George Warta were involved in a traffic accident on Street Road in Warrington Township. Their vehicle went out of control and they were struck head on by a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction.