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Police Officer R. Shelly Kendrick | Bessemer Police Department, Alabama Bessemer Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer

R. Shelly Kendrick

Bessemer Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Thursday, July 12, 1945

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/12/1945

Weapon: Shotgun

Suspect: Not available

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Officer Kendrick was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for assaulting a woman. Officer Kendrick was off duty when he saw the suspect standing in an alley. He parked his car, leaving his 5-year-old son inside, and walked into the alley to arrest the suspect. A few moments later, the suspect shot Officer Kendrick several times.

Officer Kendrick had served with the agency for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.

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thank you for all of your reflection I know my great granddad would appreciate it

hayleigh kendrick
my great grandad is a fallen officer of jefferson county alabama
January 11, 2014

 

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