Tom served at the Bradford, Stayner, Huntsville Detachments, Anti-Rackets Branch, Criminal Investigation Branch, Investigation Support Division, Field “B” Division and Office of the Deputy Commissioner and Office of the Commissioner before retiring as the Commissioner on May 31, 1998.

Tom is survived by his wife Betty, and children Cathy, David, Karen and son-in-law Kevin Duignan (Retired OPP Constable, Peterborough Detachment).