Deputy Sheriff Daniel Alonzo Mayfield

Deputy Sheriff Daniel Alonzo Mayfield

Floyd County Sheriff's Office, Indiana

End of Watch Sunday, January 24, 1926

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Daniel Alonzo Mayfield

Deputy Daniel Mayfield was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend six bank robbery suspects in New Albany.

Deputy Mayfield and several other officers encountered the suspects at approximately 4:00 am. The officers chased the men to Stone Bridge over Falling Run Creek when they exchanged shots and Deputy Mayfield was mortally wounded. One of the suspects was also shot and killed but none of the remaining five were ever brought to trial for Deputy Mayfield's murder.

Deputy Mayfield was survived by his wife, daughter and two sons.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Mayfield.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 1, 2019

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