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Deputy Sheriff Joseph Patterson | Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Joseph Patterson

Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Friday, May 21, 1897

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Joseph Patterson was shot and killed after arresting a man wanted as a witness during the current term of the circuit court.

After arresting him, the man produced a gun and fatally shot Deputy Patterson.

Deputy Patterson was survived by his brother, who served as the county sheriff.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 21, 2015

 

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