Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Conley

Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Conley

Floyd County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, April 12, 1972

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Lawrence Conley

Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Conley was shot and killed from ambush as he sat in his car at a service station on Highway 80 in Garrett at approximately 11:45 pm.

The service station had closed for the night and Deputy Conley had pulled in and parked, facing the highway. At some point someone approached and shot him twice at close range with a shotgun, killing him instantly.

Deputy Conley had served with the Floyd County Sheriff's Department for 14 months.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 1 year, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

ambush

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Deputy Sheriff Conley,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Floyd County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

April 12, 2022

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