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
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Seven years for the slaying of a police officer is hardly fittin for the crime. When will people wake up and realize that if a perp. shoots down a police officer, in uniform, and doing his job, they wil not hesitate to shoot and kill any ordinary citizen.
God Bless You Deputy Alexander and your family.


June 30, 2014

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