Deputy Sheriff David Galloway

Deputy Sheriff David Galloway

Letcher County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, December 20, 1947

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David Galloway

Deputy Galloway and Deputy Willard Hall were shot and killed while attempting to serve an arrest warrant on a man for being drunk in public. The man was also suspected of beating his wife earlier in the day. As the two spoke with the suspect in his home a second man, hiding behind a closed door, opened fire with a shotgun. Both deputies were shot and killed.

Deputy Galloway had served with the agency for 20 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

December 20, 2020

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