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 responding to a disturbance call at the Levi Strauss and Company where a former employee was causing problems. While on the way there Officer Kelly met the suspect at 15th and Valencia Streets. As he approached, the suspect drew a gun and shot him several times. The suspect was later arrested by other officers. On June 30, 1922, he escaped from Napa State Mental Hospital.

Officer Kelly had been with the agency for 19 years.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace Officer Kelly.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 21, 2020

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