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State Police Honor Kentucky Troopers Killed On The Job

Reported by: Christine Winter
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Updated: 5/24/2012 12:02 am
It's Police Memorial Week.

And Wednesday, Kentucky State Police from Post 12 in Frankfort paid tribute to 3 troopers killed on the job.

One of the services was at the Lawrenceburg Cemetery in memory of Trooper Bobby McCoun.

His brother Gene McCoun says, "It's something special because my brother is never forgotten. They told me in 1975- the troopers did that they take care of their own. And they prove that every year. they won't let bobby be forgotten.

He was killed in an accidental shooting at the Pikeville Jail in 1975.

Police also honored Trooper Harold Toll.

He was killed in a crash in 1942.

Trooper James McNeely was also remembered.

McNeely drowned during a rescue mission in 1972.
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