Detective Patrick J. Kennedy

Detective Patrick J. Kennedy

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, February 14, 1918

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Patrick J. Kennedy

Detective Patrick Kennedy was shot in the back and killed near Panola and Pine Streets by an unknown assailant.

It is believed that the same man murdered Patrolman Frank Connor on the same day. The subject was executed for Detective Kennedy's murder.

Detective Kennedy was survived by his wife.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1919

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Det. Kennedy,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New Orleans.


United States Border Patrol

February 14, 2018

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