Policeman Jerry Lee

Policeman Jerry Lee

Garrett Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, June 16, 1941

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Jerry Lee

Policeman Jerry Lee was shot and killed outside of the local coal company's poolroom while on patrol.

The incident occurred when the driver of a vehicle pulled up next to him and an occupant opened fire with a high powered rifle, killing him.

Policeman Lee had served with the Garrett Police Department for only 6 months, and had previously served with the Wayland Police Department for 3.5 years.

He is survived by his wife and three sons.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Lee,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Garrett. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

June 16, 2021

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