Personnel file reveals new information on deputy who shot, killed teen

Deputy Tyler Brockman. (Source: Boone County Sheriff's Office)
Deputy Tyler Brockman. (Source: Boone County Sheriff's Office)

BOONE COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - A personnel file for Deputy Tyler Brockman reveals new information on the officer who shot and killed Samantha Ramsey, 19, early Saturday morning.

Brockman was on another call on River Road before investigating a field party further down the road where Ramsey was located.

Police say Brockman ended up on the hood of Ramsey's car, feared for his life and fired four rounds through the windshield.

Ramsey was transported to Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, Ky. where she was pronounced dead.

Brockman's file indicates he went to Connor High School in Hebron and graduated from Thomas More in Crestview Hills with a degree in Criminal Justice. He is currently attending the University of Cincinnati for his masters.

The personnel file also states that Brockman went to Marine Corps Officer Candidate School twice but had to come home due to injury or hospitalization.

Brockman describes himself as a "rock solid, highly dependable" individual.

Boone County Sheriff Michael A. Helmig has ordered a full investigation on this incident and placed Brockman on administrative leave, which is standard for these investigations. .


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