Hundreds line streets of Murray to pay respect to Calloway Co. chief deputy killed in officer-involved shooting
CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - Funeral services were held Saturday for a Calloway County chief deputy killed in an officer-involved shooting.
Law enforcement officers from across the state gathered to honor one of their own on Saturday, May 21.
A funeral for Calloway County Chief Deputy Jody Cash was held in Murray at the CFSB Center, followed by a procession through the city to the Murray City Cemetery.
Hundreds of people lined the way to pay their respects for the fallen officer.
Some of the people we talked with said it’s important to show their support for Cash.
“He was one of ours,” Lonnie Thorn said. “He’s been around for a while and he was a good man. I’ve had run-ins with him a couple times, but never seen nothing like this. Just to show support, to tell you the truth.”
“I knew Jody personally,” Sam Warner said. “Jody was a good boy. I knew him personally, dealt with him a little bit. He deserves all the honor and respect. People need to understand what they go through on a daily basis.”
Chief Deputy Jody Cash died on Monday, May 16 after an officer-involved shooting outside the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office.
Cash’s visitation was Friday, May 20 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hardin Baptist Church.
The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office said a donation account has been set up for anyone wanting to donate to Chief Deputy Cash’s family.
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