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#217 Strong: Deputy Morales Is Coming Home

Posted at 8:05 PM, Oct 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-17 20:05:31-04

SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Deputy Jaime Morales is coming home!

A Facebook post from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office said that Deputy Morales is coming back to Scott County Thursday. It said that they are expecting him to arrive around 1:30 p.m. and he will be escorted from the Scott County line to his home.

They have posted several locations along their route where people can show support for Morales.

Once he is home, the sheriff’s office says, “we will respect Deputy Morales’s privacy and give him time with his family and close loved ones.”

You can see the post and the route locations here:

Unit #217 is COMING HOME!!!Tomorrow we welcome back Deputy Jaime Morales to Scott County. We are expecting him to…

Posted by Scott Co. Ky. Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Morales was shot in the line of duty in September.  He has had multiple surgeries and much of his body is paralyzed.