Police Officer Kevin Andrew Tonn

Police Officer Kevin Andrew Tonn

Galt Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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Kevin Andrew Tonn

Police Officer Kevin Tonn was shot and killed after responding to a burglary call in the 200 block of F Street at approximately 11:20 am.

Upon arriving at the scene, a witness pointed to a suspect who was nearby. As Officer Tonn approached the man to question him, the subject produced a gun and fired a single shot, striking Officer Tonn. The man fired at other responding officers before committing suicide.

Officer Tonn was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officer Tonn was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Galt Police Department for three and a half years. He had previously served as a firefighter and medic. He is survived by his parents and sister.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge 172
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide


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Hi Kevin!

As you know, I remember this day each year but choose to honor you on your birthday. At the gym today, one of your favorite songs came on. It’s always the same playlists, never heard that song at the gym before. ;)..so I thought I’d stop by this page and send you a written shout out.

Thank you for so many fun memories and the way you still show up for me and make me smile. I miss your laugh! I miss your sense of humor!

Always in my heart.

Sergeant Heidi Hampton (retired)
Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office

January 16, 2024

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