Constable Jim Beltzer

Constable Jim Beltzer

Leslie County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, June 1, 1899

Jim Beltzer

Constable Jim Beltzer was shot and killed by a prisoner he was escorting to the county jail.

He had arrested the man in a remote part of Leslie County, and had traveled some distance when he stopped and entered a house, leaving his prisoner outside. When he returned the prisoner drew a pistol and shot him through the head.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Not available

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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
Texas

June 1, 2015

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