Deputy Michael Dale Hisaw

Deputy Michael Dale Hisaw

Prentiss County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Thursday, March 11, 1999

Michael Dale Hisaw

Deputy Hisaw was shot and killed while responding to a 911 call of an armed man attempting a burglary at a residence. Deputy Hisaw knew and had dealt with the suspect before and, upon arrival to the scene, saw the suspect leaving. Deputy Hisaw then stopped the vehicle the suspect was driving. As Deputy Hisaw leaned down to talk to the suspect he was shot three times, with at least one shot to the chest. He was not wearing a vest. The suspect fled the scene and was found dead by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Deputy Hisaw had been with the agency for three years and is survived by his parents and his brother. He is the first law enforcement officer known to be killed in Prentiss County.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Prentiss 7

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; 9 mm
  • Offender Committed suicide

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I knew Deputy Hisaw. He had one of my Memphis Police leather jackets and always a kind word.

Captain Retired/ Sergeant
Corinth PD/ McNairy Co SO

March 11, 2018

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