Chief Kendrick Lloyd

Photo of Chief Kendrick Lloyd
End of Watch: Sat, Apr 17th, 1948
Date of Incident: Thu, Apr 15th, 1948
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident
Service Time: 19 years
Age: 52


His wife and two daughters


Chief Lloyd was killed in an automobile accident. He had been to Miami, Oklahoma, to show off Joplins 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.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Joplin Police Department Patch
303 E 3rd Street
Joplin, Missouri 64801
(417) 623-3131


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