Deputy Sheriff Donald E. Haynie

Deputy Sheriff Donald E. Haynie

Ventura County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Friday, June 5, 1970

Add to My Heroes

Donald E. Haynie

Deputy Sheriff Donald Haynie was shot and killed as he and three other narcotics agents attempted to make an arrest for heroin distribution in Filmore, California.

As they entered the house the suspect's 70-year-old father opened fire on them, killing Deputy Haynie. The shooting was determined to be non-intentional and the shooter was not charged.

Deputy Haynie was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Ventura County Sheriff's Office for five years. He was survived by his expectant wife and four children.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

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

narcotics, warrant service

Most Recent Reflection

View all 9 Reflections

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

June 5, 2018

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.