Deputy Sheriff Jerry Stamper

Deputy Sheriff Jerry Stamper

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, March 4, 1950

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Jerry Stamper

Deputy Sheriff Jerry Stamper was shot and killed as he and several other deputies attempted to disarm a man who was involved in a bar fight. Deputy Stamper was shot and killed and two other deputies were wounded in the shooting.

The suspect was shot three times and seriously wounded. He recovered from his wounds and was charged with murder.

Deputy Stamper had served with the Perry County Sheriff's Office for four years. He was survived by his wife and is buried in Laurel Point Cemetery, Perry County, Kentucky.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Charged with murder

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Deputy Sheriff Stamper,
On today, the 66th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Perry County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 4, 2016

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