Town Marshal Perry W. Haviland

Town Marshal Perry W. Haviland

Clay City Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Sunday, September 17, 1967

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Perry W. Haviland

Marshal Perry Haviland was shot and killed with his own weapon while struggling with a burglary suspect behind a Clay City store.

The suspect was later apprehended as a result of notes that Marshal Haviland had written down when he pulled his patrol car behind the suspect's vehicle.

Marshal Haviland had served with the Clay City Police Department for five years.


  • Age 73
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 17, 2020

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