Detective James Kirk

Photo of Detective James Kirk
End of Watch: Tue, Feb 11th, 2020
Date of Incident: Tue, Feb 11th, 2020
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 40


His wife and four children.


Detective Kirk collapsed at the Powell County Courthouse while obtaining an arrest warrant pursuant to an intensive investigation. He had been working long hours related to the investigation for several days and had responded hours earlier to assist officers involved in a violent encounter. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead from an apparent heart attack.


Stanton Police Department Patch
P.O. Box 970
Stanton, Kentucky 40380
(606) 663-1459


There are 11 tributes for Detective James Kirk.

Detective James Kirk
Left by Sgt. John F. on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Rest in peace, Detective Kirk. Thank you for all that you've done for the community.