Sheriff Walter E. Meek

Photo of Sheriff Walter E. Meek
End of Watch: Sat, Nov 26th, 1966
Date of Incident: Sat, Nov 26th, 1966
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 3 years
Age: 28


His wife and two daughters


Sheriff Walter Meek was shot and killed while attempting to serve a larceny warrant on a mentally deranged man.

In addition to serving as sheriff, Sheriff Meek was also a well known barber in Paintsville, Kentucky.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Johnson County Sheriff's Office Patch
342 Second Street
Painstville, Kentucky 41240
(606) 789-3411


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