Deputy Sheriff John Mosley

Photo of Deputy Sheriff John Mosley
End of Watch: Thu, Dec 25th, 1930
Date of Incident: Thu, Dec 25th, 1930
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: Not Known


Deputy Sheriff John Mosley was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on several men wanted for robbery.

He was fatally shot from ambush when he entered the home of the brothers to make the arrest. Deputy Mosley's brother, who had accompanied him to serve the warrant, returned fire and killed two suspects and wounded two others.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Owsley County Sheriff's Office Patch
Main Street
P.O. Box 749
Booneville, Kentucky 41314
(606) 593-5161


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