Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 14 years
Badge # H-10
Incident Date: 6/17/2001
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect: Committed suicide in prison
Deputy Jimmy Graham was shot and killed while serving four misdemeanor warrants on a suspect in Canadian, Texas.
The man was at a friend's house at the time when Deputy Graham arrived to serve the warrants. As he exited his cruiser, the suspect opened fire, fatally wounding him. The suspect had warrants for assault and making a false police report. The man was arrested several hours later after being spotted in nearby farmland and charged with capital murder.
On August 8, 2002, the suspect was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. The suspect committed suicide in his cell in February 2005.
Deputy Graham had served with the Hemphill County Sheriff's Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.