Trooper Kenneth E. Flynt

Trooper Kenneth E. Flynt

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, January 1, 1976

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Kenneth E. Flynt

Trooper Flynt was shot and killed while attempting to stop a robbery while off duty. An armed robber attempted to steal a vehicle from a neighbor of Trooper Flynt. The victim ran to Trooper Flynt's home for help with the suspect chasing her. As Trooper Flynt tried to take action he was shot and killed.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death May 14, 1976. On March 17, 1977, he was found dead from a drug overdose in his cell at the Florida Penitentiary.

Trooper Flynt had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 19 years.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in prison

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A brave and heroic man. Rest in peace trooper Flynt.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 15, 2018

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