Deputy Sheriff James M. Alexander

Deputy Sheriff James M. Alexander

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Idaho

End of Watch Saturday, December 25, 1965

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James M. Alexander

Deputy Alexander was shot and killed while attempting to write a citation to a bar owner for operating during prohibited hours. Deputy Alexander had cited the man in the past. As he entered the bar he was ambushed by the bar owner who was standing behind the counter. The suspect was convicted of manslaughter and released from prison after serving only several years.
Deputy Alexander was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Alexander.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 11, 2019

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