Deputy Sheriff Floyd Slusher

Deputy Sheriff Floyd Slusher

Leslie County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, March 31, 1892

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Floyd Slusher

Deputy Sheriff Floyd Slusher was shot and killed by two brothers through an act of retaliation against the Leslie County Sheriff's Office.

Deputy Slusher was sent to the brother's home to levy on some property to satisfy a fine they owed for selling moonshine whiskey. Three weeks earlier Leslie County Deputies raided their families still and shot and wounded two of their family members. Deputy Slusher had left their home and was on his way back when he unexpectedly ran into the brothers who shot and killed him.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 31, 2010

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