Chief Kendrick Lloyd

Chief Kendrick Lloyd

Joplin Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, April 17, 1948

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Kendrick Lloyd

Chief Lloyd was killed in an automobile accident. He had been to Miami, Oklahoma, to show off Joplin’s new radio equipped police car. On his return trip to Joplin, he crossed the centerline and struck a truck head-on. The accident occurred just outside of Baxter Springs, Kansas.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Kansas

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For those of you who would like to know:

Chief Lloyd is not forgotten. I am a peace officer. I am married to Chief Lloyd's granddaughter -- and am the father of his great-granddaughter.

Those who have recently lost someone can rest assured that their loved one will be remembered across the generations.

Deputy D. F. Barrett
Cole County Sheriff's Department

August 19, 2014

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