Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 1 month
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Incident Date: 9/16/2012
Suspect: In custody
Police Officer Mark Taulbee was killed in a single-vehicle crash while pursuing a vehicle along Campbellsville Road, in LaRue County, at approximately 3:25 am.
He had responded to a domestic disturbance and, upon arriving, was informed that a male subject had just taken a vehicle without permission and left the scene. Officer Taulbee pursued the vehicle at high speeds until his vehicle left the roadway and crashed.
The subject continued to flee but turned himself in later in the morning.
Officer Taulbee had served with the Hodgenville Police Department for 13 months and had previously served with the Morgan Police Department and the Butler County Sheriff's Office. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.