Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 16 years
Badge # 297
Trooper James McNeely and Patrol Officer David Childs, of the Kentucky Water Patrol, drowned while participating in a flood rescue mission in Franklin County, Kentucky.
They were searching for two missing juveniles when their boat went over a Dam 4.
Trooper McNeely had served with the Kentucky State Police for 16 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Patrol Officer David T. Childs