Special Deputy Thomas A. Fay

Special Deputy Thomas A. Fay

San Diego County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, May 17, 1919

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Thomas A. Fay

Special Deputy Thomas Fay was shot and killed after arresting a suspect for disturbing the peace in La Mesa.

Deputy Fay was off duty when he heard neighbors arguing. He identified himself as a deputy and placed the man under arrest. He then allowed the man to retrieve a hat from inside the home, but the man instead came out with a gun and fatally shot Deputy Fay.

Deputy Fay was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted of murder

disturbance

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 99th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 17, 2018

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