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About the Trooper Memorial Page

24 Sworn Officers with the Kentucky State Police have given their lives in the line of duty.

We honor this dedication to duty here.  It can be truly said that each has honored their commitment to serve and protect, for which they paid the ultimate sacrifice in the name of service above self.

Complete Trooper Listing
(click to select individual troopers):

Harold J. Toll, Robert R. Miller, Lee T. Huffman, Herbert C. Bush, William E. Tevis, Elmer Mobley, Jr., Cecil W. Uzzle, Delano G. Powell, Mack E. Brady, William H. Barrett, James W. McNeely, Joe Ward, Jr., William C. Smith, John Hutchinson, Bobby McCoun, William F. Pickard, Willis Martin, Clinton E. Cunningham, Edward R. Harris, Jerome S. Clifton, Darrell V. Phelps, Johnny M. Edrington, Johnny Adkins, Jason Cammack, Jonathan Leonard.
 

Trooper Harold J. Toll
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Post 12, Frankfort
Killed in a vehicle accident while en route to answer call for assistance, Anderson County.
November 14, 1948

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Trooper Robert R. Miller
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Trooper Robert Renaker Miller, age 24, was involved in a two vehicle crash on US 25 near the Cabindale community of Boone County on February 14, 1951. Trooper Miller was en route to a call for assistance when his vehicle slid out of control on icy roads and struck a utility truck. Trooper Miller died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. He was a three year veteran of the Kentucky State Police and was assigned to Post 6, Dry Ridge. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Erlanger, Kentucky. Designation of a memorial roadway in honor of the service and sacrifice of Trooper Miller is still pending.
February 14, 1951

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Trooper Lee T. Huffman
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Post 4, Elizabethtown
Hit by vehicle while working auto accident, Hardin County.
May 19, 1953

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Trooper Herbert C. Bush
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Post 7, Richmond
Struck by another vehicle while pursuing a speeder, Lincoln County.
October 11, 1958

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Trooper William E. Tevis
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Post 11, London
Shot while making an arrest, Laurel County.
May 26, 1963

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Trooper Elmer Mobley, Jr.
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Post 9, Pikeville
Killed in vehicle accident while en route to answer call for assistance, Pike County.
May 28, 1964

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Trooper Cecil W. Uzzle
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Post 9, Pikeville
Killed in vehicle accident en route for assistance, Pike County.
May 28, 1964

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Trooper Delano G. Powell
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Post 13, Hazard
Shot while serving warrant, Breathitt County, Kentucky.
July 8, 1965

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Trooper Mack E. Brady
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Post 16, Henderson
Killed in vehicle accident while en route to answer call for assistance, Henderson County.
November 9, 1966

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Trooper William H. Barrett
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Post 3, Bowling Green
Ambushed and shot, Warren County.
December 19, 1971

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Trooper James W. McNeely
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Headquarters
Drowned while on a flood rescue mission, Franklin County.
April 8, 1972

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Trooper Walter O. Thurtell
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Post 3, Bowling Green
Killed in vehicle accident while en route to answer call for assistance, Logan County.
September 29, 1972

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Trooper Joe Ward, Jr.
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Post 2, Madisonville
Struck by vehicle while working auto accident, Hopkins County.
April 23, 1973

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Lt. William C. Smith
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Post 3, Bowling Green
Lt. William C. Smith, age 45 was shot on November 10, 1972, while attempting to arrest a murder suspect in Warren County. Lt. Smith died on April 26, 1973 as a result of the shooting.
April 26, 1973

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Trooper John Hutchinson
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Post 11, London
Shot and killed while attempting to effect an arrest, McCreary County.
June 4, 1975

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Trooper Bobby McCoun
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Post 9, Pikeville
Shot and killed, Pike County.
September 1, 1975

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Trooper William F. Pickard
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Post 4, Elizabethtown.
Shot and killed while serving warrant, Larue County.
January 21, 1976

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Lt. Willis Martin
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Post 4, Elizabethtown
Killed in vehicle accident, Hardin County.
April 26, 1977

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Trooper Clinton E. Cunningham
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Post 12, Frankfort
Ambushed and shot, Franklin County.
February 11, 1979

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Trooper Edward R. Harris
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Post 4, Elizabethtown
Shot while making an arrest, Larue County.
November 7, 1979

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Trooper Jerome S. Clifton
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Post 9, Pikeville
Died as a result of gunshot wounds suffered on 9/16/80, while attempting to arrest a shooting suspect, Pike County.
October 1, 1980

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Detective Darrell V. Phelps
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Post 3, Bowling Green
Shot while investigating the illegal cultivation of marijuana, Edmonson County.
August 7, 1981

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Trooper Johnny M. Edrington
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Post 11, London
Shot while making a traffic stop, Laurel County.
December 20, 1988

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Trooper Johnny Adkins
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Post 9, Pikeville
died as a result of injury suffered on November 19, 1995, while attempting to arrest a suspect, in Martin County
November 24, 1995

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Officer Jason Cammack
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the first KVE Officer killed in the line of duty, died on Easter Sunday, April 23, 2000. Officer Cammack was on routine patrol on I-64 eastbound near the Midway exit in Woodford County when he crossed the median and accelerated into the westbound lane in an apparent attempt to stop a speeding vehicle. Officer Cammack lost control of his vehicle, struck a rock embankment, and died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. In honor of his service and sacrifice, US 60 in Franklin County, from US 460 to the Woodford line is known as the "Officer Jason Cammack Memorial Highway."
April 23, 2000

Trooper Jonathan Leonard
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Post 9, Pikeville
was fatally injured
in a vehicle crash in Pike County. In honor of his service and sacrifice, KY 468 in Pike County was named the "Trooper Jonathan K. Leonard Highway" in June of 2008. This was by fiscal court resolution.
December 19, 2006

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