Police Officer Alvin W. Haynes

Police Officer Alvin W. Haynes

San Gabriel Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, September 6, 1933

Alvin W. Haynes

Officer Haynes was struck and killed by a drunk driver while conducting a traffic stop near the intersection of San Gabriel Boulevard and Valley Boulevard. Officer Haynes was standing behind the vehicle he stopped when it was rear-ended by the drunk driver. Officer Haynes was pinned in between the two vehicles. Officer Haynes was freed from the wreckage and transported to Alhambra Health Center Emergency Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officer Haynes had been with the agency for 4 years and had previously served with the Seal Beach Police Department.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 10 years probation

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God bless you Officer Alvin W. Haynes and thank you for your service to the City of San Gabriel. Although I have never had the opportunity to serve with you, I try to honor your memory each day by proudly serving the San Gabriel community. May you forever Rest in Peace, we have the watch now.

Officer Jim Drabos
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

June 15, 2016

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