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Deputy Sheriff James Bowlin | Whitley County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky Whitley County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

James Bowlin

Whitley County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Sunday, December 4, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Charged with murder

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Deputy Sheriff James Bowlin was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant.

The subject who shot him was arrested and charged with murder.

Deputy Bowlin's brother, Chief of Police Thomas Bowlin, was shot and killed in the line of duty on April 13th, 1925, while serving with the Jellico, Tennessee, Police Department.

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Chief of Police Thomas Bowlin
Jellico Police Department, Tennessee
End of Watch: Monday, April 13, 1925
Cause: Gunfire

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