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Deputy Sheriff Richard J. Crawford | Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Richard J. Crawford

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Friday, August 4, 1922

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .45 caliber

Offender: Sentenced to 21 years

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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.

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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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