Deputy Sheriff James Holliday

Photo of Deputy Sheriff James Holliday
End of Watch: Sun, Sep 17th, 1922
Date of Incident: Sun, Sep 17th, 1922
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 49


His wife.


Deputy James Holiday was shot and killed when he and another deputy responded to a domestic disturbance between a husband and wife.

As the deputies approached the front door the husband immediately opened fire, striking Deputy Holiday four times. The other deputy was struck in the shoulder and wounded but was able to return fire and wounded the subject.

Deputy Holiday was survived by his wife.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Perry County Sheriff's Department Patch
Main Street
Hazard, Kentucky 41702
(606) 439-4523


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