Deputy Sheriff Fred E. Damron

Deputy Sheriff Fred E. Damron

Floyd County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, January 20, 1941

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Fred E. Damron

Deputy Sheriff Fred Damron was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who was threatening another man with a gun in Martin.

Deputy Damron had disarmed the suspect, but the man returned with another gun and shot him five times.

The suspect was taken into custody and charged with murder.

Deputy Damron is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

arrest, retaliation, weapons violation

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Deputy Sheriff Damron,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Floyd County.


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January 20, 2021

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