Constable James Combs

Constable James Combs

Letcher County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, September 16, 1951

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James Combs

Constable Jim Combs suffered a fatal heart attack after two men fired several rounds at him in Isom.

The two men were arrested and charged with murder and shooting with intent to kill. The first man was acquitted and charges against the second man were subsequently dropped.

Constable Combs was survived by his wife.


  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 16, 2020

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