Constable Green Gambrel

Constable Green Gambrel

Knox County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, September 20, 1927

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Green Gambrel

Constable Green Gambrel was shot and killed while attempting to serve an attachment to the owner of a general store in Flat Lick.

He was opening the door to the store when the owner shot him in the chest with a shotgun, killing in instantly.

The store owner was arrested and charged with murder.

Constable Green had been shot in the line of duty and almost killed several years earlier. He had initially been pronounced dead but eventually made a full recovery. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Charged with murder

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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 20, 2020

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