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Deputy Sheriff Jack Brock | Harlan County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky Harlan County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Jack Brock

Harlan County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 7, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 12/7/1971

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Suspect: Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

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Deputy Brock was shot twice in the back of the head and killed while transporting a prisoner to jail. He had arrested the man for driving while intoxicated. The suspect was arrested the following day and charged with murder. He was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment.

He was survived by his wife, 10 sons, and 5 daughters.

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It touches my heart deeply to see all the wonderful reflections that people have left for my hero my gradfather . Papaw I never got to meet you but I have heard many wonderful stories from your loving wife my grandmother she used to tell me all the time when I was a little girl you have his eyes and he would have loved you so much and I would say but I love him now . You are a true hero you gave your life that day to save lives of children. Papaw you were taken from us on December 7th 1971 I was born December 7th 1972 for many it was a bittersweet day . My daddy your oldest son Jack Brock Jr. and I was talking and he is going to come visit me soon I live in Martinsburg Wv (close to DC) and he is still in Harlan and I told him we can go visit the wall of fallen officers and he cried he still sheds tears for you Papaw. Until we meet for the first time in heaven Papaw I will always love you and will always carry your memory in my heart RIP my hero your grandaughter Kimberly

Kimberly Brock Bravo
August 3, 2013


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