Deputy Daniel Alonzo Mayfield

Photo of Deputy Daniel Alonzo Mayfield
End of Watch: Sun, Jan 24th, 1926
Date of Incident: Sun, Jan 24th, 1926
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 59


His wife, daughter and two sons


Deputy Daniel Mayfield was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend six bank robbery suspects in New Albany.

Deputy Mayfield and several other officers encountered the suspects at approximately 4:00 am. The officers chased the men to Stone Bridge over Falling Run Creek when they exchanged shots and Deputy Mayfield was mortally wounded. One of the suspects was also shot and killed but none of the remaining five were ever brought to trial for Deputy Mayfield's murder.

Deputy Mayfield was survived by his wife, daughter and two sons.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Floyd County Sheriff's Department Patch
311 Hauss Square
New Albany, Indiana 47150
(812) 948-5400


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