Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Thomas Joseph Keller

Torrance Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, April 17, 1986

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Reflections for Police Officer Thomas Joseph Keller

19 years ago Officer Thomas Joseph Keller lost his life in the service of his community and country.

Today all of our shifts are dedicated to the memory of this fallen hero.


Chief of Police / Olen M. Young
Wauneta PD Nebraska

April 17, 2005

Words do not exist to describe the impact of it all.

If you'd known Tom, you would have liked him. Not because he's dead, but because Tom was truly a great guy. Gung Ho, positive attitude, great ethics, dependable as can be if you needed help. He loved being a cop, and loved the job.

Tom's life was dedicated to serving people. As an altar boy, police explorer scout, United States Marine, reserve deputy, and as a police officer.

John Q. Public, this man gave his life, for you. Not as a hero, but as one human risking it all, again and again, to protect you. His death did not make him a hero. His entire life did.

Semper Fidelis...

Sgt Jim Mock

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