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Police Officer Thomas Keefe | Everett Police Department, Massachusetts Everett Police Department, Massachusetts

Police Officer

Thomas Keefe

Everett Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Friday, February 28, 1902

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 2/20/1902

Weapon: Handgun; Pistol

Offender: Convicted of 2nd degree murder

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Police Officer Thomas Keefe succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained eight days earlier after arresting two burglary suspects.

As Officer Keefe was talking with the suspects, a uncle and his nephew, the uncle fired a pistol from inside his coat pocket. Both suspects were apprehended a short time later. The uncle was convicted of second degree murder on October 18, 1902. His nephew was acquitted.

Officer Keefe was survived by his wife and eight children.

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To my great grandfather Thomas Keefe RIP your family honors you

Bob spaulding
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February 22, 2017

 

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