Deputy Sheriff James Holiday

Deputy Sheriff James Holiday

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, September 22, 1922

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James Holiday

Deputy James Holiday was shot and killed when he and another deputy responded to a domestic disturbance between a husband and wife.

As the deputies approached the front door the husband immediately opened fire, striking Deputy Holiday four times. The other deputy was struck in the shoulder and wounded but was able to return fire and wounded the subject.

Deputy Holiday was survived by his wife.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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Deputy Sheriff Holiday,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Perry County.


United States Border Patrol

September 22, 2022

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