Patrolman James Monroe McGaha

Patrolman James Monroe McGaha

Hueytown Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, June 24, 1989

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James Monroe McGaha

Patrolman McGaha was struck and killed by a vehicle as he struggled with a drunk pedestrian. Patrolman McGaha was attempting to remove the pedestrian from the roadway when the man began to struggle. A vehicle struck both men, killing them.

Patrolman McGaha had served with the Hueytown Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your service and always know that your sacrifice is one that will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 24, 2020

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