Deputy Sheriff Sarah Irene Haylett-jones

Photo of Deputy Sheriff Sarah Irene Haylett-jones
End of Watch: Sun, Oct 19th, 2008
Date of Incident: Fri, Oct 17th, 2008
Cause of Death: Struck By Vehicle (Accidental)
Service Time: 1 year
Age: 27


Her husband Christopher


Deputy Jones was struck by a vehicle while assisting with traffic control for a wrecker removing a car from a ditch. She was struck by an SUV being operated by a 16 year old female. The accident occurred at approximately 10:30 pm.

She was transported to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis where she remained until succumbing to her injuries two days later.

Deputy Jones was a native of Michigan and had served in the United States Air Force for 4 years. She then served with the Montgomery, Alabama Police Department for a year and a half before moving to Indiana and joining the Monroe Couty Sheriffs' Department in February 2008. She earned a bachelor of science degree in 2007.

She had been married for one year.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Monroe County Sheriff's Office Patch
301 North College Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
(812) 349-2534


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