Officer Thomas S. Kelly

Officer Thomas S. Kelly

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, June 4, 1923

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.

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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Officer Kelly,
On today, the 94th 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, 2017

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