Officer Thomas S. Kelly

Officer Thomas S. Kelly

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, June 4, 1923

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Thomas S. Kelly

Officer Thomas Kelly was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a inmate who escaped from the Napa State Mental Hospital. The suspect was later arrested by other officers.

Officer Kelly had served with the San Francisco Police Department for 19 years.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended


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Officer Kelly,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of San Francisco. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 4, 2023

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