Deputy Constable James Casey

Deputy Constable James Casey

Calaveras County Constable's Office, California

End of Watch Sunday, July 26, 1903

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James Casey

Deputy Constable James Casey was shot and killed after arresting a suspect for public intoxication and creating a disturbance.

As the suspect was being escorted to jail, the man produced a handgun and shot Deputy Constable Casey in the chest, killing him.

The suspect fled the scene but was apprehended a short time later. He was convicted of Deputy Constable Casey's murder and executed.

Deputy Constable Casey had served with the Calaveras County Constable's Office for 5 years.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed

alcohol violation, arrest attempt, disturbance

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Deputy Constable Casey,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Calaveras County.


United States Border Patrol

July 26, 2023

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