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Bakersfield Police Department announces funeral services for Detective Kevin Hock

Posted at 5:48 PM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-29 13:25:13-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department has announced funeral services for Detective Kevin Hock who passed away on Sunday.

In a statement BPD said:

Hock began his career at the Bakersfield Police Department in 1980 when he joined the Police Explorer Post. In 1990 he became a Reserve Police Officer and in 1993 was hired as a Transportation Officer. He became a full time Police Officer in 1995. In 2014 he promoted to the rank of both Senior Officer and Detective. He held this rank until the time of his passing. During his years of service he was assigned to a variety of specialized units such as Narcotics, Burglary, the Special Enforcement Unit, just to name a few. His favorite assignments were as a K9 handler, Rangemaster, Academy Physical Training Instructor, and SWAT team operator. His legacy lies in the fact that he helped cultivate highly skilled police officers who continue serving and protecting our community. Kevin leaves behind his wife, son, family, and many friends. He will be greatly missed.

Hock's funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m., at Riverlakes Community Church, located at 4301 Calloway Drive.