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Officer William J. Kelly

Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, September 3, 1924

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Reflections for Officer William J. Kelly

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 3, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Kelly.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 3, 2019

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 28, 2013

Continue to rest in peace Officer Kelly, your dedication and sacrifice will never be forgotten..

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

September 3, 2012

William J. Kelley's widow was the first to receive a death benefit from what became known as the Jacksonville Police Death Benefit Fund, Inc. At the time a hat was passed and $445.00 collected and subsequently given to his widow for funeral expenses.
Today the Jackosnville Police Death Fund, Inc. (Servng Law Enforcement Community Since 1924) has 1992 members with vested assets of over $1,400,00.00.
We greatfully acknowledge the sacrifice of William J. Kelley and his Legacy of Service & Protection to the citizens of Jacksonville, Florida he left on that fateful day on 9/1/1924.

Retired Detective
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

May 26, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Kelly. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 13, 2012

Continue to rest in peace Officer Kelly, you are a hero we will never forget.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL


September 3, 2011

Rest in Peace Officer Kelly. Your sacrifice has not been forgotten.

Det./Sgt. Scot Kimel
Davie Co Sheriffs Office

May 17, 2007

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