Captain William H. Poore

Captain William H. Poore

Paducah Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, November 29, 1928

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William H. Poore

Captain William Poore succumbed to a head injury he sustained the previous day when he fell through a train trestle while searching for two suspects who had stolen a suitcase.

Captain Poor had served with the Paducah Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Wednesday, November 28, 1928

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Capt. Poore,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Paducah.


United States Border Patrol

November 29, 2018

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