Patrolman Joseph P. Keenan

Patrolman Joseph P. Keenan

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, June 2, 1903

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Joseph P. Keenan

Patrolman Joseph Keenan drowned in the Missouri River while attempting to rescue three men during a period of severe flooding.

He was in a boat taking the men to safe ground when it capsized, throwing everyone into the water. The other three men were rescued but Patrolman Keenan drowned.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 2, 2015

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