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Officer Thomas A. Welch | Omaha Police Department, Nebraska Omaha Police Department, Nebraska


Thomas A. Welch

Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch: Friday, August 17, 1866

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Escaped custody

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Officer Welch was shot and killed while attempting to escort a drunk soldier from the Nebraska 1st Regiment from a beer garden. The suspect suddenly pulled out a revolver and shot Officer Welch. The suspect was taken into custody but later escaped.
Officer Welch was survived by his wife.

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Police Officer Thomas Welch, Rest in Peace, we will recall your ultimate sacrifice on every anniversary of your final courageous dispatch ! God Bless You and your Family

August 17, 2015


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