Patrolman Al Charles Kinard

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Patrolman Al Charles Kinard


End of Watch: Saturday, September 9, 1961

patrolman kinardBiographical Information
Age: 41
Tour of Duty: 12 years

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.

Newspaper Article [pdf/279kb/1p]

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