Police Officer Scotty Hamilton

Police Officer Scotty Hamilton

Pikeville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Scotty Hamilton

Police Officer Scotty Hamilton was shot and killed at approximately 11:30 pm as he and a Kentucky State Police trooper conducted criminal patrol on Hurricane Road, in the Hurricane Creek area of Pike County.

The officers were in the area as a result of recent narcotics activity when they encountered a suspicious vehicle. As Officer Hamilton checked the area for the vehicle's occupants he encountered a man and was shot in the head.

One suspect was taken into custody at the scene. A second suspect fled the scene but apprehended several days later.

Officer Hamilton had served with the Pikeville Police Department for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and child.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 111

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender In custody

narcotics, suspicious vehicle

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I hope that everyone can find comfort in Revelation 21:4 where it says, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." Until we see him again in Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 16, 2018

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