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Special Deputy Sheriff Elmore David Pressley | Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, Ohio Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

Special Deputy Sheriff

Elmore David Pressley

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, October 21, 1944

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/18/1944

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Shot and killed

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Special Deputy Elmore Pressley succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained three days earlier while attempting to arrest a man who was armed with a rifle and caused a disturbance.

The man was shot and killed the following year while being arrested on an unrelated charge by members of the Gary, Indiana, Police Department.

Deputy Pressley had served with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office for one year. He was survived by his wife.

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Special Deputy Sheriff Elmore David Pressley Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, Ohio and the additional 44 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

End of Watch: Saturday, October 21, 1944

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police
October 22, 2017

 

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