Special Deputy David George Treadway

Special Deputy David George Treadway

Menifee County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, December 10, 1922

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David George Treadway

Special Deputy David Treadway was shot and killed while attempting to arrest the murderer of Federal Prohibition Agent Robert Duff the previous day.

As the posse approached the spot where Agent Duff was killed the same suspect opened fire, killing Deputy Treadway.

One week later a second posse attempted to arrest the men but were again met with gunfire in which Prohibition Agent Guy Cole was killed. One member of the gang was killed and six were arrested.

Deputy Treadway was survived by his wife.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 day
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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It's "Police Week 2013",time set aside to honor the sacrifice of thousands of officers like you who gave their lives in service to their community. Thousands of people will see your name carved in the wall in Washington DC. As we take this week to honor the sacrifices that were made, I wanted to say that you are not forgotten. You are remembered and honored.

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Huber Heights Police Division

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