Deputy Sheriff Walter S. Haley

Deputy Sheriff Walter S. Haley

Henry County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, October 31, 1896

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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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Deputy Sheriff Haley,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Henry County.


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