Deputy Sheriff Chad D. Shaw

Deputy Sheriff Chad D. Shaw

McCracken County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Chad D. Shaw

Deputy Sheriff Chad Shaw suffered a fatal heart attack following an arrest earlier in the day.

Deputy Shaw had responded to an automobile accident, where he discovered one of the drivers had an active warrant. He was able to place the driver into custody and complete the arrest.

He collapsed a short time later while assisting with security at a meet-and-greet at the Community Christian Academy. He was transported to a local hospital where he passed away a short time later.

Deputy Shaw was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the McCracken County Sheriff's Office for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 23
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 13, 2018

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