In Memoriam


December 18, 1975, The Key West Police Department recorded it's second officer killed in the line of duty. Norman Alvin Drew had been on the job just 3 months when his Police motorcycle crashed and he was fatally injured.









March 10, 1904, Key West recorded it's first officer killed in the line of duty: Policeman Clarence Till responded to a fight involving half a dozen or so men. They resisted arrest, overpowered Till and took his gun. He withdrew, borrowed 2 pistols, returned, was shot several times, and died 10 minutes later.