Deputy Sheriff John McLeod

Deputy Sheriff John McLeod

Doña Ana County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico

End of Watch Saturday, January 16, 1897

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John McLeod

Deputy Sheriff John McLeod was shot and killed in Loma Parda while arresting a man for stealing cattle.

The subject who shot him was killed by other members of the posse.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, January 15, 1897
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

livestock enforcement, warrant service

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Deputy Sheriff McCleod,
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 Dona Ana County.


United States Border Patrol

January 16, 2022

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