Patrolman Kenneth F. Herriage

Patrolman Kenneth F. Herriage

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, May 25, 1966

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Kenneth F. Herriage

Patrolman Herriage was shot and killed while attempting to search a suspect he stopped for questioning. The man suddenly pulled out a hidden pistol and shot him. The suspect was later apprehended after being shot and wounded by other officers.

Patrolman Herriage had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his expectant wife and daughter.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 538

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Every time I hear of a policeman being shot brings back memories of the evening news report of Kenneth being shot and killed. He was my cousin, but I liked to think of him as an older brother.

Lester Fife

July 21, 2016

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