Patrolman Joseph P. Keenan

Photo of Patrolman Joseph P. Keenan
End of Watch: Tue, Jun 2nd, 1903
Date of Incident: Tue, Jun 2nd, 1903
Cause of Death: Drowning (Accidental)
Service Time: 3 years
Age: 31


Patrolman Joseph Keenan drowned in the Missouri River while attempting to rescue three men during a period of severe flooding.

He was in a boat taking the men to safe ground when it capsized, throwing everyone into the water. The other three men were rescued but Patrolman Keenan drowned.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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


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