Patrolman Al Charles Kinard
Tour of Duty: 12 years
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident
Date of Incident: Saturday, September 9, 1961
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.
Newspaper Article [pdf/279kb/1p]
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