Deputy Sheriff Ferman Raines

Deputy Sheriff Ferman Raines

Pulaski County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, May 29, 1988

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Ferman Raines

Deputy Sheriff Ferman Raines was killed in an automobile crash while on duty on Historic Route 66 near Broadway Street.

He was responding to an alarm at Houston Brothers Service Repair Center in Buckhorn. At about 10:32 p.m. his patrol car veered off of Historic Route 66 in Waynesville. His vehicle went airborne, struck a utility pole, overturned, and landed just outside of the Waynesville Bus Station. Deputy Raines was thrown from the vehicle and died from his injuries.

Deputy Raines was a U.S. Army veteran and had served in law enforcement for 19 years. He was survived by his son.


  • Age 69
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 700
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash


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Rest in peace Chief of Police Raines.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 18, 2019

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