Detective Jimmy Allen Kinney

Detective Jimmy Allen Kinney

Sabine Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, February 20, 1989

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Jimmy Allen Kinney

Detective Jimmy Kinney was shot and killed during a traffic stop of a subject wanted for aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault. He had stopped the man on Middle Creek Road just east of Many.

He was killed by a single shotgun blast to the chest before exiting his patrol car. The suspect surrendered later the same day. He was subsequently convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of probation, parole, or pardon.

Detective Kinney was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the Sabine Parish Sheriff's Office for 11 years and had previously served with the Many Police Department for six years.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 12 gauge
  • Offender Sentenced to life

traffic stop, warrant service

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Thank you for your military service. Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

February 20, 2021

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