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Pikeville PD

Pikeville Police Department

111 Scotty Hamilton Way, Pikeville, KY 41501

Scotty Hamilton  Age: 35  End of Watch: Tuesday March 13, 2018

Patrolman Scotty Hamilton was investigating a theft case with a Kentucky State Police Trooper on Hurricane Road in Pikeville.  Ptl. Hamilton was ambushed and shot during the incident.

Alonzo “Lon” Robinson Age:  39   End of Watch:  Thursday, May 16, 1929 

Policeman Lon Robinson was shot and killed as he and a United States Deputy Marshal attempted serving a search warrant on a man for possessing liquor.  A handgun and a bottle of whiskey were taken from the suspect, and as they walked him from the house, the suspect pulled out a second handgun and opened fire.  Policeman Robinson was struck in the chest and killed, and the Deputy Marshal was struck in the leg and wounded.  The Deputy Marshal was able to return fire, and seriously wounded the suspect.