Constable James Arthur "Jack" Boling

Constable James Arthur "Jack" Boling

Ohio County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, September 8, 1928

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James Arthur "Jack" Boling

Constable Jack Boling was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest five men for possessing whiskey near Davidson Station. As he attempted to take the men into custody one of them produced a handgun and opened fire, striking Constable Boling several times.

A man who had accompanied Constable Boling returned fire. It is believed some of his rounds may have accidentally struck Constable Boling, who was shot a total of nine times.

Constable Boling was survived by his wife, father, brother, and three sisters.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .25 caliber
  • Offender Charged with murder

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 8, 2020

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