Chief Harold Lewis Catron Sr.

Photo of Chief Harold Lewis Catron Sr.
End of Watch: Wed, Sep 16th, 1964
Date of Incident: Thu, Apr 11th, 1957
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 14 years
Age: 55


His wife, two sons and a daughter.


Chief Catron died from gunshot wounds he received seven years earlier. Chief Catron was shot in front of his house by three suspects.

One suspect killed himself.

Chief Catron's son Sam was shot and killed on April 13, 2002 for political reasons. Sam Catron was the Sheriff of Pulaski County at the time.


Somerset Police Department Patch
400 East Mount Vernon Street
Somerset, Kentucky 42501
(606) 678-5176


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