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Captain William H. Poore | Paducah Police Department, Kentucky Paducah Police Department, Kentucky

Captain

William H. Poore

Paducah Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Thursday, November 29, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Fall

Incident Date: 11/28/1928

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Captain William Poore succumbed to a head injury he sustained the previous day when he fell through a train trestle while searching for two suspects who had stolen a suitcase.

Captain Poor had served with the Paducah Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife.

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I've heard this story from my Chief Deputy who is the great grandson of this officer. RIP Brother.

Deputy Dan Melone
Marshall County Sheriff Office
May 27, 2017

 

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