Police Officer George R. Kempen

Police Officer George R. Kempen

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, November 14, 1976

George R. Kempen

Officer Kempen was accidentally shot and killed by another officer following a pursuit of a stolen vehicle on the Southern State Parkway. When Officer Kempen arrived a Long Island State Parkway Police patrolman was struggling with a suspect. The officer's weapon discharged during the struggle and the round struck Officer Kempen.

Officer Kempen had served with the agency for 15 years.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 1312

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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RIP Blue Angel and thank-you for your service.

Patrolman Donald Church Sh.1215 (Ret)
Nassau County Fifth precinct.

November 14, 2018

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