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Deputy Sheriff George Dean

Harlan County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, August 27, 1916

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Rest in peace knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 27, 2020

Deputy sheriff George Dean was shot and instantly killed by A.L. Crabtree at a ball game, which was in progress at Coxton, near here, Sunday afternoon. It is said the spectators were crowding the line, when Dean requested them to stand back. Crabtree became enraged and the shooting followed.
The first shot took effect near the heart and, falling to the ground, Dean raised his head sufficient to shoot at Crabtree. Another shot him in the mouth, which proved fatal. Crabtree, and his son, Otto, were arrested. His daughter, Mary, is also implicated, but at this writing had not been arrested. It is said there had been previous trouble between them.

Middlesboro Pinnacle News
August 31, 1916

January 30, 2019

Rest In Peace

Chief Marshal Randy L. Ford, Ret
Green Mt Falls Marshal's Office

August 27, 2018

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 95th anniversary year 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

November 29, 2011

Deputy Sheriff Dean,
Sir, It has taken over 95 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Harlan County.



November 18, 2011

Rest in peace Deputy Dean.

Gilbert Daniel
Clinton county,Ky Constable #6dist

November 5, 2011

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