Deputy Constable James Haines

Deputy Constable James Haines

Safford Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Tuesday, August 26, 1879

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James Haines

Deputy Constable James Haines was shot and killed by a man he was attempting to arrest.

Deputy Haines had been sent to Fort Thomas to arrest a man on a warrant.

The man named on the warrant and two other men were arrested for his warrant. After an inquest, the homicide charge was dropped after it was ruled justifiable.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Released

warrant service

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Rest in peace knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice by your fellow law enforcement.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 26, 2020

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