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Chief of Police Bart Rowe | Elkhorn City Police Department, Kentucky Elkhorn City Police Department, Kentucky

Chief of Police

Bart Rowe

Elkhorn City Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 10, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 3/9/1926

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Chief of Police Bart Rowe succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day when he was shot by a drunk man who was attempting to sell moonshine in Elkhorn City.

Despite being mortally wounded, Chief Rowe was able to return fire and killed the subject.

Chief Rowe was survived by his wife, mother, and six siblings.

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Chief Rowe,
On today, the 91st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Elkhorn City.


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March 10, 2017


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