Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Kelly Key III

  • Rank: Police Officer
  • Serial Number: 11755
  • Division: Narcotics
  • Location: 11810 Holmes Ave.
  • Date Killed: Wednesday, December 27, 1989
  • Cause of Death: Shot by Narcotics Suspect


Detective Key succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on June 1, 1970, while serving a search warrant on a narcotics suspect. The suspect was shot and wounded by other officers and taken into custody. Detective Key had served with the Department for 9 years at the time of the shooting. He was survived by his wife, son, parents, sister and brother.