Sheriff Sanford Newton Haley

Sheriff Sanford Newton Haley

Elbert County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, May 21, 1916

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Sanford Newton Haley

Sheriff Sanford Haley was shot and killed by the Elberton City attorney in the Elbert County Courthouse. Sheriff Haley was complaining to the attorney about an earlier confrontation the two had over the handling of a prisoner.

Sheriff Haley was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Sheriff Haley, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 30, 2019

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