Special Deputy Sheriff Elmore David Pressley

Special Deputy Sheriff Elmore David Pressley

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, October 21, 1944

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Elmore David Pressley

Special Deputy Elmore Pressley succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained three days earlier while attempting to arrest a man who was armed with a rifle and caused a disturbance.

The man was shot and killed the following year while being arrested on an unrelated charge by members of the Gary, Indiana, Police Department.

Deputy Pressley had served with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office for one year. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 18, 1944
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Special Deputy Sheriff Elmore David Pressley of the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, Ohio and the additional 45 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

October 21, 2019

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