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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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 19, 2020

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