Sergeant Thomas Christopher Kelly

Sergeant Thomas Christopher Kelly

Derry Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch Sunday, September 17, 1989

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Thomas Christopher Kelly

Sergeant Thomas Kelly died as a result of respiratory failure as a result of prolonged exposure to lead and toxic gases in the department's shooting range. Sergeant Kelly served as the range officer at the time of his death.

Sergeant Kelly had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his expectant wife and son.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 3

Incident Details

  • Cause Exposure to toxins

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Sergeant Kelly, it has been 34 years since you were taken from us. New Hampshire law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

September 18, 2023

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