Officer Kenneth A. Lenerville

Officer Kenneth A. Lenerville

Reeder Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Saturday, February 15, 1975

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Kenneth A. Lenerville

Officer Kenneth Lenerville was shot and killed when he interrupted a burglary taking place opposite his upstairs residence.

The suspect was arrested by Sheriff Earl Kramer of Hettinger County, North Dakota, within a few hours of the shooting. The sheriff and another officer, Officer Jim Wrist of the North Dakota Truck Regulatory Department, stopped the suspect and an accomplice on Main Street of Mott, North Dakota. The shooter was convicted and sentenced to prison but was paroled and later incarcerated again on drug possession charges.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 37th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 15, 2012

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