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Detective John Robert Weiss | Shively Police Department, Kentucky Shively Police Department, Kentucky

Detective

John Robert Weiss

Shively Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Wednesday, February 12, 1986

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 65 years

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Detective John Weiss was shot and killed while conducting an undercover narcotics investigation. His investigation led him to the 2500 block of South Park Road where he was shot. Detective Weiss was able to return fire wounding his killer. The officer was transported to a local hospital where he died from his wounds.

The suspect was arrested, convicted of murder, and was sentenced to 65 years in prison. The murderer was denied parole in February 2006.

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It's been a long day without you my friend and I'll tell you all about it when I see you again.

30 years, yet it seems like only yesterday

Theresa (Clark) Gregory
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February 13, 2016

 

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