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Constable James L. Nealy | Raleigh County Constable's Office, West Virginia Raleigh County Constable's Office, West Virginia


James L. Nealy

Raleigh County Constable's Office, West Virginia

End of Watch: Saturday, May 3, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/30/1930

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Acquitted

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Constable Nealy succumbed to gunshot wounds received several days earlier when two men opened fire while he and several officers conducted a raid on an illegal moonshine still. One suspect was shot and arrested at the scene. The other suspect was arrested several days later.

Both suspects were acquitted after evidence was introduced which showed that Constable Nealy could have been accidentally shot by a fellow officer.

Constable Nealy had been with the agency for 13 months.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
May 9, 2013


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