Patrolman Al Charles Kinard

Patrolman Al Charles Kinard

Winston-Salem Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, September 9, 1961

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Al Charles Kinard

Patrolman Al Kinard was killed in a motorcycle accident while he was on patrol. The motorcycle left the roadway and struck a curb and light pole, killing him instantly.

Patrolman Kinard's death led to new rules mandating helmets.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in peace Patrolman Kinard.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 8, 2020

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