Captain William H. Poore

Photo of Captain William H. Poore
End of Watch: Thu, Nov 29th, 1928
Date of Incident: Wed, Nov 28th, 1928
Cause of Death: Fall (Accidental)
Service Time: 10 years
Age: 46


Captain William Poore succumbed to a head injury he sustained the previous day when he fell through a train trestle while searching for two suspects who had stolen a suitcase.

Captain Poore had served with the Paducah Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Paducah Police Department
Paducah Police Department Patch
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Paducah, Kentucky 42001
(270) 444-8800
Chief Brandon Barnhill


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