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Chief of Police Robert S. Woolum | Pineville Police Department, Kentucky Pineville Police Department, Kentucky

Chief of Police

Robert S. Woolum

Pineville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Monday, October 18, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 1 month

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Sentenced to 21 years

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Chief Woolum was shot and killed while attempting to arrest an intoxicated man at the railroad depot. The suspect shot the chief three times in the abdomen and ankle. The man was arrested and sentenced to 21 years in prison.

Chief Woolum had served as chief for only 38 days. He was survived by his wife.

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Our family is so proud of you. God bless you.

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Judy Chambers
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December 13, 2011

 

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