Police Officer Kenneth Lee Daniels

Police Officer Kenneth Lee Daniels

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, September 1, 2004

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Kenneth Lee Daniels

Police Officer Kenneth Daniels was shot and killed while moonlighting at a local nightclub at 6609 Michigan Avenue.

He had broken up a fight and ejected several men from the club. Later in the evening, as he walked to his car, he was ambushed and shot by one of the men.

The suspect was convicted of second-degree murder and felony firearms possession in March of 2005. He was sentenced to a minimum of 47 years in prison.

Officer Daniels had served with the Detroit Police Department for eight years and was a member of the Tactical Services Section. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 705

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 47 years

ambushed, retaliation

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Rest In Peace Officer Daniels! I’m honored to have you as my silent partner. I think we would’ve been good partners. I hope your family is doing well. Continue to watch over them. You will never be forgotten!

SPO Carroll
Detroit Police Department

January 28, 2024

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