You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.
Officer Jason Ellis, 33
Bardstown Kentucky Police Department
May 25, 2013 – Just before 3:00 am, Officer Jason Ellis was on his way home after working his shift when he encountered debris in the roadway. He got out of his marked patrol car to clear the obstruction and a subject opened fire with a shotgun, shooting him multiple times. It’s believed that the shooter placed the debris in the roadway as part of his plan to ambush and kill the officer.
Officer Ellis is survived by his wife, two sons, his mother and stepfather, and two sisters.