Deputy Sheriff James A. Greenlee

Deputy Sheriff James A. Greenlee

Shasta County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, May 27, 1885

James A. Greenlee

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

The suspect opened fire on Deputy Greenlee, striking him in the head.

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 Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Greenlee,
On today, the 131st Anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Shasta County.


United States Border Patrol

May 27, 2016

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