Officer Frank W. Pysher, Jr.

Officer Frank W. Pysher, Jr.

Jefferson County Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, January 10, 1989

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Frank W. Pysher, Jr.

Officer Pysher was shot and killed after responding to a call of a man walking in the street with a gun. He located the man but was shot with high powered rifle while he still sat in his cruiser. The suspect was known to Officer Pysher, who had dealt with him on several occasions. The suspect was arrested but was found incompetent to stand trial and was sent to a state mental institution.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Found incompetent to stand trial

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There were so many family gathering i remember and you were always laughing and having a good time. You gave your all to protect this city for us to live. I will always remember the times i had to spend with you. We all knew the risks you dad and Uncle Steve took and we understood. I know where ever your at your on some lake fishing. We miss you and will see you soon.

Chris Pysher

June 13, 2014

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