Patrolman James William Glenn

Photo of Patrolman James William Glenn
End of Watch: Fri, Jan 10th, 1969
Date of Incident: Fri, Jan 10th, 1969
Cause of Death: Aircraft Accident
Service Time: 9 years
Age: 36


He was survived by his wife and two children.


Patrolman Glenn was killed when the helicopter he was flying crashed. Patrolman Glenn was practicing maneuvers with the department helicopter, when it malfunctioned (the tail rotor failed and fuselage began to spin as it crashed.) The crash occurred at the Kansas City Timing Association drag strip near Front Street and Manchester, southeast of the Chouteau Bridge.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Kansas City Police Department Patch
1125 Locust Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
(816) 234-5180


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