Chief Lacy was shot and killed by a prisoner who was sitting in the back seat of his patrol car.
Chief Lacy was transporting a suspect that had been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. The prisoner was able to produce a gun and shot the chief in the back of the head.
The suspect was taken into custody following the shooting.
This was the second fatal shooting involving law enforcement officers in Powell County; Sheriff Steve Bennett and Deputy Arthur Briscoe were killed while trying to arrest a man in 1992.
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There are 12 tributes for Chief Randy Lacy.
Dear Mr. Lacy, Thank you for your service,and loyalty. Thank you for the sacrifices you have made both personally, and professionally .Thank you for honor,valor, dignity,and loyalty.May you rest in the arms of the lord,and rest eternally in peace.I pray that your family, and friends are comforted by Gods undying love, and by what a wonderful example of compassion you have shown.God Bless you, and keep you. Sincerely Tabitha A. Pitman