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Deputy Sheriff Harve Pace | Harlan County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky Harlan County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Harve Pace

Harlan County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Thursday, February 18, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 12/1/1925

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Arrested

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Deputy Harve Pace succumbed to wounds sustained almost three months earlier when was shot while attempting to stop an escaping prisoner. Deputy Pace was struck in the abdomen, causing serious injuries.

The suspect was arrested following the initial shooting.

Deputy Pace was survived by his wife. He is buried in Straight Creek Cemetery, Bell County, Kentucky.

Deputy Pace's brother, Deputy Will Pace, had been shot and killed in the line of duty only two weeks prior to the shooting that fatally wounded Deputy Harve Pace. Deputy Will Pace also served with the Harlan County Sheriff's Office.

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End of Watch: Friday, November 20, 1925
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Harve Pace was my grand father, the grand father I never got to meet, also his 2 brothers, my great uncles, Jessie and Will Pace. you are never forgotten.

grand daughter,jennelle Nolan Proffitt
Granddaughter and great neice
June 15, 2015

 

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