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Officer Henry Layne | Hopkinsville Police Department, Kentucky Hopkinsville Police Department, Kentucky


Henry Layne

Hopkinsville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Saturday, March 13, 1897

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Layne was shot and killed by a drunk and disorderly man. Officer Layne had told the man to stop gambling and to go home but the man suddenly pulled out a gun and shot him. Two other officers at the scene returned fire and killed the suspect.

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On the 120th Anniversary of your ultimate sacrifice.... those of us now walking the beat should never forget those who paved the way for us.... we honor you by visiting this page and remembering your service.

CCSO Patrol Division
Clark County Sheriff's Department KY
March 13, 2017


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