Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Marshal Perry Haviland was shot and killed with his own weapon while struggling with a burglary suspect in an alley behind the Crist Jewelry store.
The 25-year-old suspect was later apprehended as a result of notes that Marshal Haviland had written down when he pulled his patrol car behind the suspect's vehicle.
Marshal Haviland was survived by his wife, son, three daughters and six grandchildren. He is the third-oldest known law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in the state of Indiana.