Deputy Sheriff Caleb Conley was shot and killed while conducting a routine traffic stop near mile marker 127 on southbound I-75 in Georgetown, KY at approximately 4:45 pm on May 22, 2023.

The subject's vehicle alerted a license plate reader showing a wanted person. As Deputy Conley approached the vehicle, he was shot. He was transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries an hour later.

The subject fled the scene but was arrested a short time later. He has been charged with the murder of a police officer, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, burglary, theft of an automobile, wanton endangerment, and fleeing/evading police.

Deputy Conley was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Scott County Sheriff's Office for four years. He is survived by his wife, two children, and parents.


As we approach the one year anniversary of Deputy Caleb Conley's death, we want to honor and celebrate Deputy Conleys life that was filled with service, dedication, and bravery. Deputy Conley was known for his commitment and dependability to the citizens of Georegtown-Scott County. Join us Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at the Scott County Sheriff's Office from 11am-1pm as we celebrate Deputy Conleys life. We'll have hotdogs, chips, and drinks!