Motor Officer Daniel Charles Kelley

Motor Officer Daniel Charles Kelley

Maywood Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, July 18, 1999

Daniel Charles Kelley

Motor Officer Daniel Kelley succumbed to severe injuries 10 days after being involved in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Maywood Avenue and 60th Street.

An unlicensed and uninsured driver pulled out of a driveway into Officer Kelly's path, causing the collision. Officer Kelley was thrown from his motorcycle and suffered a broken shoulder bone, a collapsed lung, crushed ribs, a ruptured spleen and a spinal injury.

Officer Kelly had graduated from motor school six days before the crash. He had served in law enforcement with several different agencies for a total of 15 years. He is survived by his mother, stepfather, and sister.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 325

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 8, 1999

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May God bless you always Danny. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten by me and the pain of losing you will live forever.

Rick Lopez
Chief of Police - Maywood PD

Rick Lopez, Police Officer
Santa Ana School Police (California)

March 23, 2015

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