Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 25 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 7/29/1939
Chief of Police George Dickey was shot and killed while conducting an investigation an involving a farmer who was abusing a female teenager.
As Chief Dickey exited his car after arriving at the man's home he was shot in the back the subject, who was concealed in his barn. Despite a large crowd that formed at the scene, the suspect was able to flee the area. He turned himself in after going to his brother's home.
Chief Dickey had served with the Cynthiana Police Department for 25 years.