Special Deputy Thomas A. Fay

Special Deputy Thomas A. Fay

San Diego County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, May 17, 1919

Thomas A. Fay

Deputy Fay was shot and killed after arresting a suspect for disturbing the peace. Deputy Fay was off duty when he heard neighbors arguing. He identified himself as a deputy and placed the man under arrest. He then allowed the man to retrieve a hat from inside the home, but he instead came out with a gun and shot and killed Deputy Fay.
Deputy Fay was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

May 17, 2015

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