Constable Matthew Collins

Constable Matthew Collins

Letcher County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, September 19, 1948

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Matthew Collins

Constable Matthew Collins was shot and killed while attempting to arrest several drunk men outside of a roadhouse in Isom.

The men were causing a disturbance and one of them had been arrested by a deputy constable. As Constable Collins came to assist the deputy several other men in the group started to fight and then shot Constable Collins.

The man who shot him was arrested.

Bio

  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

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To fully pay tribute to the heroes of today, we first need to remember those who came before them and who died in the line of duty for it is those heroes who were the standard bearers.Your heroism and service is honored today, the 71st anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 6, 2019

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