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Officer Down: Assistant Chief Joey Cannon

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June 19, 2009

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Officer Down: Assistant Chief Joey Cannon

Officer Down: Assistant Chief Joey Cannon - [Plumerville, Arkansas]


Age: Not available

Cause of Death: Gunfire





Assistant Chief Joey Cannon was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on U.S. 64 shortly after 6:00 am. After learning that the vehicle was stolen, he requested backup from a Conway County deputy.

As Assistant Chief Cannon approached the vehicle he was shot once in the chest. He was transported to Conway Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his wound.

A passenger in the pickup truck was arrested at the scene and the driver was arrested a short time later in Faulkner County.

Assistant Chief Cannon had served with the agency for nine years and had served in law enforcement for 27 years. He was scheduled to retire in two weeks.

Agency Contact Information
Plumerville Police Department
303 W Main Street
Plumerville, AR 72127

Phone: (501) 354-1160

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