Patrolman John Francis Kenny

Patrolman John Francis Kenny

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, November 23, 1916

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John Francis Kenny

Patrolman John Kenny succumbed to injuries sustained almost two weeks earlier when he was struck by a dairy delivery truck.

The impact crushed one of his legs so severely that it had to be amputated. He remained in the hospital until succumbing to the injury 12 days later.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 11, 1916

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Officer Kenny's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 6-12-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

June 12, 2018

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