Detective Harry F. Raines

Detective Harry F. Raines

Daytona Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, January 13, 1945

Harry F. Raines

Detective Harry Raines was shot and killed while questioning suspects about a stolen vehicle.

The suspect who shot Detective Raines was arrested in Omaha, Nebraska, by special agents from the FBI. He was convicted of Detective Raines' murder, sentenced to death, and executed on March 17, 1947.

Detective Raines had served with the Daytona Beach Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1947

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We will never forget the sacrifice that you made for all of us, you sir are a hero. Continue to rest in peace Detective Raines.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

January 13, 2013

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