Officer Kenneth G. Kaner

June 19, 1970

Written by 100Clubillinois

Officer Kaner was shot and killed on June 19, 1970.

Officer Kaner was sitting in his squad near 71st Street and Union Street. Five assailants approached and one fired a 12-gauge shotgun through the open passenger side window. Officer Kaner was mortally wounded. The five gunmen were stopped within minutes for a traffic violation.

Officer Kaner is survived by his wife and two children.

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