Sergeant Thomas Christopher Kelly

Sergeant Thomas Christopher Kelly

Derry Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch Sunday, September 17, 1989

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Thomas Christopher Kelly

Sergeant Thomas Kelly died as a result of respiratory failure as a result of prolonged exposure to lead and toxic gases in the department's shooting range. Sergeant Kelly served as the range officer at the time of his death.

Sergeant Kelly had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his expectant wife and son.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 3

Incident Details

  • Cause Exposure to toxins

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Sgt. Kelly,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Derry. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 17, 2019

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