Lieutenant Kenneth W. Stevens

Lieutenant Kenneth W. Stevens

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut

End of Watch Tuesday, June 6, 1944

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Kenneth W. Stevens

Lieutenant Kenneth Stevens suffered a fatal heart attack following a boating accident on the Connecticut River near Lyme, Connecticut.

He and other officers were assisting the United States Navy with port security when his patrol boat struck a pylon for an old pier. Lieutenant Stevens and the four other occupants of the boat were all thrown into the water. As the men swam towards the shore Lieutenant Stevens suffered a heart attack. His body was pulled from the water a short time later.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Lieutenant Stevens , it has been 79 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices that you and too many others have made for us. Thank you for your service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

June 7, 2023

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