Trooper Bobby Allen McCoun, Jr.

Trooper Bobby Allen McCoun, Jr.

Kentucky State Police, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, September 1, 1975

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Bobby Allen McCoun, Jr.

Trooper Bobby McCoun was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer. He had been with the agency for one year.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 692

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Trooper Bobby A. McCoun Jr., age 23, died Sept. 1, 1975, as the result of an accidental shooting at the Pikeville jail in Pike County. Trooper McCoun was assigned to Post 9 Pikeville and served with the Kentucky State Police for two years. He is buried at the Lawrenceburg Cemetery in Anderson County, Ky. In honor of his service and sacrifice, a five-mile stretch of US 127 in Anderson County has been designated the Trooper Bobby A. McCoun Memorial Highway.

You will never be forgotten.


September 1, 2021

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