Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Police Officer Antonio Martinez Kelsey | Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer

Antonio Martinez Kelsey

Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Saturday, February 2, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 910

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Sentenced to 45 years

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Police Officer Antonio Kelsey was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for drug possession.

He was in full uniform working an off duty assignment at a liquor store when he saw the man show another person a bag of narcotics. He began to chase the subject, but the the man was able to gain control of his weapon and shoot him with it near the intersection of George Palmer Highway and Columbia Park Road, in Landover.

The 27-year-old suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 45 years.

Officer Kelsey had been with the agency for one year.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 28 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service
March 14, 2016

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2016 Deaths