Patrolman Al Charles Kinard

Patrolman Al Charles KinardBiographical Information

  • Age: 41
  • Tour of Duty: 12 years
  • End of Watch: Saturday, September 9, 1961

Incident Details

  • Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident
  • Date of Incident: Saturday, September 9, 1961

Incident Description

Patrolman Kinard was killed in a motorcycle accident while he was on patrol. The motorcycle left the roadway and struck a curb and light pole, killing him instantly.

Patrolman Kinard's death led to new rules mandating helmets.

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