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Lieutenant Thomas L. Kleis | Beech Grove Police Department, Indiana Beech Grove Police Department, Indiana


Thomas L. Kleis

Beech Grove Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Tuesday, May 28, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 17 years

Badge # 15

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Lieutenant Thomas Kleis was killed in an on duty auto accident during a high speed chase. He lost control of his patrol car and hit a row of trees.

Lieutenant Kleis had served with the Beech Grove Police Department for 17 years. He was survived by his wife, stepson, stepdaughter, mother, father and two brothers.

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Years have not diminished the wonderful memories I still have of this Brother LEO and Southside Indy comrade. A Great Officer and Gentleman.

Sheriff John Layton
Marion County Indiana
September 29, 2017


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