Police Officer II Samuel Anthony Redhouse

Police Officer II Samuel Anthony Redhouse

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

End of Watch Monday, February 17, 1997

Samuel Anthony Redhouse

Officer Samuel Redhouse was shot and killed in Iyanbito, New Mexico, during a shootout with a man who was reported as being despondent. When Officer Redhouse and four deputies from the McKinley County Sheriff's Department arrived the suspect opened fire, fatally wounding Officer Redhouse.

The suspect was shot and killed by the deputies at the scene. The man had been scheduled to turn himself in to the U.S. Marshals Service earlier in the day as a result of a conviction of a sexual crime against a minor.

Officer Redhouse was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Navajo Division of Public Safety for seven years. He was assigned to the Crownpoint District. He was survived by his wife and two small children.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 3055
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location New Mexico
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Years go by but we’re constantly aware of your absence. Our lives go on but nothing is ever the same. We hide our heartache when someone speaks your name. Silent are the tears that fall. With love in our hearts, you will forever remain. We miss you.

For the boys, LJ

February 17, 2018

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