Deputy Sheriff Joseph Patterson

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Patterson

Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, May 21, 1897

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Joseph Patterson

Deputy Joseph Patterson was shot and killed after arresting a man wanted as a witness during the current term of the circuit court.

After arresting him, the man produced a gun and fatally shot Deputy Patterson.

Deputy Patterson was survived by his brother, who served as the county sheriff.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • 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

May 21, 2015

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