Police Officer John Deane

Police Officer John Deane

Harrodsburg Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, October 24, 1892

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John Deane

Police Officer John Deane suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to a shooting call and then running the victim to a doctor's office several blocks away.

He was walking his beat in the Whitechapel section of the city when he heard a gunshot and went to the scene. He discovered that man had been involved in a fight and accidentally shot himself in the hand. He ran the man to a doctor's office and then collapsed as he sat on the front step.

Officer Deane had served in law enforcement for over 27 years with the Harrodsburg Police Department and the Lexington Police Department.


  • Age 65
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

shots fired call

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Officer Deane,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Harrodsburg.


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October 24, 2022

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