Deputy Sheriff Richard J. Crawford

Deputy Sheriff Richard J. Crawford

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, August 4, 1922

Richard J. Crawford

Deputy Sheriff Richard Crawford was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man on a warrant for breaching the peace.

The suspect fled to his home on Second Creek, where he was located and arrested by a posse two weeks later. He was convicted of murder and sentenced to 21 years in prison.

Deputy Crawford was a U. S. Army veteran.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to 21 years

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Deputy Sheriff Crawford,
On today, the 95th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

August 4, 2017

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