Policeman Alonzo "Lon" Robinson

Policeman Alonzo "Lon" Robinson

Pikeville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, May 16, 1929

Alonzo "Lon" Robinson

Policeman Lon Robinson was shot and killed as he and a United States deputy marshal attempted serving a search warrant on a man for possessing liquor.

A handgun and a bottle of whiskey were taken from the suspect, and as they walked him from the house, he pulled out a second handgun and opened fire. Policeman Robinson was struck in the chest and killed, and the deputy marshal was struck in the leg and wounded. The deputy marshal was able to return fire, and seriously wounded the suspect.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 16, 2015

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