Patrolman Kenneth E. Bateman, Jr.

Patrolman Kenneth E. Bateman, Jr.

Darien Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Sunday, May 31, 1981

Kenneth E. Bateman, Jr.

Patrolman Kenneth Batemen was shot and killed when he interrupted a burglary at a local restaurant. He was fatally wounded in the exchange of gunfire with the suspects.

His murder case remains unsolved.

Patrolman Bateman had served with the Darien Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife and parents. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 15
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender At large

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

May 31, 2015

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