Patrolman John Raymond Tucker

Patrolman John Raymond Tucker

Fort Gay Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, April 20, 1985

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John Raymond Tucker

Patrolman John Tucker was shot and killed shortly before 10:00 pm as he sat in his patrol car running radar.

Two suspects were apprehended three days later. One of the suspects was a former patrolman with the Fort Gay Police Department.

Patrolman Tucker had served with the Fort Gay Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Terrible and especially at the hands of a fellow brother officer. Rest in peace Patrolman Tucker.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 9, 2020

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