Type of Officer: Deputy Sheriff
Jurisdiction: Bourbon County
County: Bourbon
Death Date: 9/16/1922
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Deputy Sheriff Bloomfield was attempting to arrest John Cochran, a well-known bootlegger, for selling illegal liquor. A gun battle ensued at the rural location. Both men were wounded. Bloomfield died shortly after, and Cochran died a day or two later.