Honour Roll

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We offer our profound gratitude and respect to those officers who paid life's highest price to fulfill the Service's Motto
"To Serve and Protect"

photo of John Henry Bassett Detective Sergeant
John Henry Bassett
On November 29, 1963, Detective Sergeant John Henry Bassett was a passenger on a DC8 jet that crashed outside of Montreal. Detective Sergeant Bassett was returning to Toronto after testifying at a murder trial in Quebec.
Name: John Henry Bassett
Badge: 2
Service: Metrpolitan Toronto Police
Rank: Detective Sergeant
Date of Birth: November 19, 1923
Age: 40
Length of Service: 23 years
Date of Death: November 29, 1963
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