Lieutenant Thomas L. Kleis

Lieutenant Thomas L. Kleis

Beech Grove Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, May 28, 1991

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Thomas L. Kleis

Lieutenant Thomas Kleis was killed in an on duty auto accident during a high speed chase. He lost control of his patrol car and hit a row of trees.

Lieutenant Kleis had served with the Beech Grove Police Department for 17 years. He was survived by his wife, stepson, stepdaughter, mother, father and two brothers.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 15

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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