Deputy Sheriff Poyster "Poss" Keene

Deputy Sheriff Poyster "Poss" Keene

Pike County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, May 8, 1993

Poyster "Poss" Keene

Deputy Poyster Keene was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car was struck head-on by an oncoming car on U.S. Route 23 at 1:10 am. The driver of the vehicle that caused the accident was also killed and two individuals in Deputy Keene's patrol car were injured.

Deputy Keene had served with the agency for 20 years.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 19th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 8, 2012

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