Captain William H. Poore

Captain William H. Poore

Paducah Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, November 29, 1928

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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I've heard this story from my Chief Deputy who is the great grandson of this officer. RIP Brother.

Deputy Dan Melone
Marshall County Sheriff Office

May 27, 2017

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