Deputy Sheriff Sim Lockard

Deputy Sheriff Sim Lockard

Knox County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, April 14, 1932

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Sim Lockard

Deputy Sheriff Sim Lockard was shot and killed as he and several prohibition agents raided a still near Gray, Kentucky.

He was securing the still when he was shot in the back. Despite being wounded, he returned fire and fatally wounded the subject.

Deputy Lockard was survived by his wife and two children.

Deputy Sheriff Lockard's brother, Night Police Chief Joseph Lockard, was shot and killed in the line of duty on August 30th, 1930, while serving with the Barbourville Police Department.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

alcohol violation

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Lockard. Twenty-seven years before I was born.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 29, 2022

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