Sheriff Coleman Binion

Sheriff Coleman Binion

Carter County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, September 5, 1997

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Coleman Binion

Sheriff Binion was killed after being struck by a truck. He was returning from taking inmates to the detention center when his patrol car began having mechanical problems. He parked the patrol car in a gravel lot and called another deputy to pick him up. He was struck by the truck as he started to cross the road to wait at a convenience store. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries four hours later.

Sheriff Binion had served with the agency for 12 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 68
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 401

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 5, 2020

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