Deputy Sheriff James A. Greenlee

Deputy Sheriff James A. Greenlee

Shasta County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, May 27, 1885

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James A. Greenlee

Deputy Sheriff James Greenlee was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man wanted for murder at Lookout in Big Valley.

The suspect opened fire on Deputy Greenlee, striking him in the head. A man with Deputy Greenlee returned fire mortally wounding the suspect who died four days later.

Deputy Greenlee was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 27, 2018

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