Deputy Sheriff Walter S. Haley

Deputy Sheriff Walter S. Haley

Henry County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, October 31, 1896

Walter S. Haley

Deputy Walter Haley was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man wanted for assault. During the arrest the man drew a gun and fatally shot Deputy Haley.

Deputy Haley succumbed to his wounds the following day.

Deputy Haley was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, October 30, 1896
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 118th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 8, 2014

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