Deputy Sheriff Robert H. Napier

Deputy Sheriff Robert H. Napier

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, December 21, 1922

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Robert H. Napier

Deputy Sheriff Bob Napier was believed to have been shot and killed after confronting a subject near his home at Walker's Branch.

His mangled body was located on a set of nearby railroad tracks. Evidence showed that his body had been dragged to the tracks and his revolver had been fired four times. A subject was arrested and charged with his murder in 1935, 13 years after his death.

Deputy Napier was survived by his wife and several young children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

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Deputy Sheriff Napier,
On today, the100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Perry County.


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December 21, 2022

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