Sacto 9-1-1
January 21, 2013
Law enforcement, public gather for funeral of slain Galt officer

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The Sacramento region's law enforcement community and members of the public are gathering to say farewell today to slain Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn, 35, who was shot and killed last week as he struggled with a man believed to be a burglary suspect.

LIVE UPDATES, PHOTOS: See the Twitter feed of Bee reporter Kim Minugh.

Funeral services for the officer will start at 11 a.m. today at Adventure Christian Church, 6401 Stanford Ranch Road, Roseville.

Afterward, a procession will travel from the church to East Lawn Memorial Park, 5757 Greenback Lane, where Tonn will be laid to rest.

A reception will be held at the Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive, Citrus Heights.

Tonn had been an officer with the Galt Police Department for 3-1/2 years. Previously, he served in the military, fire services and other law enforcement posts.

For live updates and photos, see the Twitter feed of Bee reporter Kim Minugh.

PHOTO: A flag erected by the Cosumnes Fire Department welcomes mourners to the funeral of Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn on Monday, January 21, 2013. Renee C. Byer/Sacramento Bee

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