Police Officer George R. Kempen

Police Officer George R. Kempen

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, November 14, 1976

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George R. Kempen

Officer Kempen was accidentally shot and killed by another officer following a pursuit of a stolen vehicle on the Southern State Parkway. When Officer Kempen arrived a Long Island State Parkway Police patrolman was struggling with a suspect. The officer's weapon discharged during the struggle and the round struck Officer Kempen.

Officer Kempen had served with the agency for 15 years.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 1312

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Worked with George in what was then known as "CPU"...Always enjoyed his company. Rest in Peace.

Ret, DET. Bob Niven
Nassau County NY, PD

November 15, 2019

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