Gerard B. Kane

Troop L - November 15, 1937
Gerard B. Kane





On November 15, 1937, Trooper Gerard B. Kane was a passenger in a patrol car when it went off a dirt road adjacent to Deer Park Avenue in the town of Babylon. Trooper Kane was thrown from the car when it struck a clump of trees and was killed instantly. He and his partner were en-route to a criminal mischief complaint when the accident occurred.

Trooper Kane had been a K Trooper assigned to the Long Island Parkway Detail and was assigned to Troop L when that Troop was formed.