I’m only now able to write about the shooting death of Calloway Deputy Sheriff Jody Cash on May 16, in Benton, Kentucky. Jody and I were not close. But we were friends going back a long way. And like someone has said, if you knew Jody at all, he was like a close friend. Everything good that has been said about him is true.

But grief has not been the only emotion I have experienced with Jody’s death. There is another one that I felt almost immediately upon hearing of the tragedy.

Bill Cunningham is a retired Kentucky Supreme Court justice.