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Sergeant Myron Kelly | Osceola Police Department, Arkansas Osceola Police Department, Arkansas


Myron Kelly

Osceola Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch: Sunday, March 16, 1997

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Arrested

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Sergeant Myron Kelly was shot and killed while searching a home.

He and two other officers were looking for the suspect who was hiding in a closet in a bedroom. When Sergeant Kelly opened the door the man started firing, striking him five times. Sergeant Kelly was not wearing his vest. An officer who was with him was wearing his vest and was shot twice, both rounds were stopped.

The subject was wanted for warrants and parole violations and was arrested at the scene.

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I remember that day like it was yesterday. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about my father. Thank you all for the kinds words and inspirations. May those whose family members also made the ultimate sacrifice find peace and understanding. Thank you all

Tamala Kelly
Daughter of Sgt. Myron Kelly
August 12, 2015


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