Deputy Marshal John Centers

Deputy Marshal John Centers

Jackson Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, April 15, 1899

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John Centers

Deputy Marshal John Centers was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for disorderly conduct.

The shooter was then taken into custody by the county sheriff and a deputy. He was sentenced to life in prison but released after serving only three years.

Deputy Marshal Centers had served with the Jackson Police Department for 2 months.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Released after three years

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You will always be remembered by your family. Thank you and all who have fallen while protecting their fellow man.

Doug Centers
Great Grandson

December 19, 2015

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