Sheriff Joe E. Robertson

Sheriff Joe E. Robertson

Carroll County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, September 3, 1916

Joe E. Robertson

Sheriff Robertson was shot and killed when he and his Deputy went to serve a warrant on a suspect who had been mistreating his family and terrorizing the town. As they approached the house the suspect came out and shot Sheriff Robertson. The Deputy was able to return fire and kill the suspect.
Sheriff Robertson was survived by his wife and five children.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 97th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 28, 2013

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