Sheriff James B. Jasper

Sheriff James B. Jasper

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, July 3, 1952

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James B. Jasper

Sheriff James Jasper was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two bootleggers. He was shot twice as he approached their car.

Both suspects were arrested. One was convicted of willful murder and sentenced to 16 years. The other suspect was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 14 years.

Sheriff Jasper had served in law enforcement for 25 years. He was survived by his wife, three sons, and two daughters.


  • Age 63
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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