Deputy Sheriff John B. Usher

Deputy Sheriff John B. Usher

Graves County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, December 24, 1900

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John B. Usher

Deputy Sheriff John Usher was shot and killed as he and the sheriff attempted to serve a warrant for violating alcohol laws.

The lawmen were met with gunfire when they arrived at the man's home in the southwest section of Mayfield. Deputy Usher was fatally shot before the sheriff was able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Deputy Usher was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

alcohol violation, warrant service

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Usher.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 16, 2020

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