Detective Sergeant Charles McKenna

Detective Sergeant Charles McKenna

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, October 28, 1922

Charles McKenna

Sergeant McKenna was shot and killed by another officer in a case of mistaken identity. Sergeant McKenna and other officers were in a police vehicle with the curtains drawn. Another officer, who was unaware the vehicle was a police car, attempted to stop it. The officer saw a man inside with a gun and opened fire with a shotgun, killing Sergeant McKenna.

All officers involved in the incident were cleared after an investigation by the prosecutor's office.

Sergeant McKenna had served with the Detroit Police Department for 4 years.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 28, 2017

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