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Deputy Sheriff John Mosley | Owsley County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky Owsley County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

John Mosley

Owsley County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Thursday, December 25, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Sheriff John Mosley was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on several men wanted for robbery.

He was fatally shot from ambush when he entered the home of the brothers to make the arrest. Deputy Mosley's brother, who had accompanied him to serve the warrant, returned fire and killed two suspects and wounded two others.

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Deputy Sheriff Mosley,
Sir, it has taken over 81 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Owsley County.


U.S. Border Patrol
June 15, 2012


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