Chief of Police John Hunley

Chief of Police John Hunley

Prestonsburg Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, April 22, 1929

John Hunley

Chief Hunley was shot and killed when he attempted to arrest three drunk men who were causing a disturbance. Two of the men were apprehended, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life.

Chief Hunley was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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This was my great grandfather. Glad to find a little bit of information on my family heritage. Thank you for your service.

Denise Hunley
great-grand daughter

July 22, 2014

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