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“When a police officer is killed, it’s not an agency that loses an officer, it’s an entire nation.” -Chris Cosgriff, ODMP Founder
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Police Officer Kevin Tonn

Galt Police Department
Galt Police Department

Police Officer Kevin Tonn

Galt Police Department, California

End of Watch: Tuesday, January 15, 2013


Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 1/15/2013

Weapon: Handgun

Suspect: Committed suicide

Police Officer Kevin Tonn was shot and killed after responding to a burglary call in the 200 block of F Street at approximately 11:20 am.

A struggle ensued after Officer Tonn contacted a suspect two blocks away, in a field near a set of railroad tracks. The suspect was able to shoot Officer Tonn and then fired at another responding officer, who returned fire. The subject fatally shot himself before he was able to be taken into custody.

Officer Tonn was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officer Tonn had served with the Galt Police Department for four years and had previously served as a firefighter and medic.


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Chief of Police William Bowen
Galt Police Department
455 Industrial Drive
Galt, CA 95632

Phone: (209) 366-7000

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