Deputy Sheriff Thomas Lucas

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Lucas

Knott County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, November 30, 1930

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Thomas Lucas

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Lucas succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on November 22nd, 1930, while attempting to arrest a man in the Upper Caney area of Knott County.

The subject who shot him was later arrested.

Deputy Lucas was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 22, 1930
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Arrested


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Deputy Sheriff Lucas,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Knott County.


United States Border Patrol

November 30, 2020

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