Deputy Sheriff A. B. "Bud" Hicks

Deputy Sheriff A. B. "Bud" Hicks

Floyd County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, December 3, 1939

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A. B. "Bud" Hicks

Deputy Sheriff Bud Hicks was shot and killed while attempting to arrest another deputy sheriff who was transporting moonshine.

He and the suspect were killed during a shootout near Deputy Hicks' home in Pyramid as the two struggled. Both men were fatally wounded.

Deputy Hicks was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

alcohol violation, arrest

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 72nd anniversary 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 3, 2011

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