Officer Truong Thai joined LVMPD on January 25, 1999. He spent most of his career working patrol in the Northwest and Northeast Area Commands. In addition to thriving as a patrol officer, Thai served three years in the Financial Crimes Section and three years in the Training Section. Officer Thai was an experienced patrol officer who trained countless newly recruited officers throughout his career. Colleagues describe him as a focused, hardworking mentor who did the job for all the right reasons. Thai loved his family, volleyball, and the water – he owned a sailboat and spent much of his time enjoying Catalina Island. On October 13, 2022, Officer Thai was shot and killed responding to a domestic disturbance call. Truong Thai is survived by his daughter, Jada.