Detective Harry F. Raines

Detective Harry F. Raines

Daytona Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, January 13, 1945

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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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Officer Denson, may you continue to Rest in Peace with Our Lord & Savior. Your service and sacrifice is not forgotten, it is honored, remembered, and have paved the way for so many of us who have put on this uniform and badge and proudly served the citizen and visitors of our great city, the City of Daytona Beach, Florida. Rest well brother and continue to watch over us.

Lieutenant Kelsey Harris
Daytona Beach Police Department

October 14, 2022

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