Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 3837
Officer Kevin Welsh drowned after jumping into the Anacostia River in an attempt to rescue a suicidal woman who had jumped off of the 11th Street Bridge. While in the water Officer Welsh indicated he needed help but went under and drowned before he could be rescued.
Officer Welsh was assigned to the Special Operations Division and had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his expectant wife and two children.