Police Officer Kevin Andrew Tonn

Police Officer Kevin Andrew Tonn

Galt Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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Kevin Andrew Tonn

Police Officer Kevin Tonn was shot and killed after responding to a burglary call in the 200 block of F Street at approximately 11:20 am.

Upon arriving at the scene a witness pointed to a suspect who was nearby. As Officer Tonn approached the man to question him the subject produced a gun and fired a single shot, striking Officer Tonn. The man then fired at other responding officers before committing suicide.

Officer Tonn was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officer Tonn was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Galt Police Department for three and a half years. He had previously served as a firefighter and medic. He is survived by his parents and sister.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge 172
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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It's been almost 6 years, Tonn. I feel the pain of your loss every day...the pain has not lessened...only intensified. I will never forget you.

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January 6, 2019

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