Police Officer Burke RhoadsRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Nicholasville Kentucky Police Department
End of Watch: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 574
Police Officer Burke Rhoads was killed in a vehicle collision at the intersection of U.S. 27 and Rogers Road, in Garrard County, at approximately 7:00 am.
He was en route to Eastern Kentucky University to take a training course when another vehicle turned in front of his patrol car. The collision spun the patrol car around into oncoming traffic, where it was struck a second time from the rear.
Officer Rhoads was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.
Officer Rhoads was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Nicholasville Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.