Sheriff James Rattazzi
Eureka County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Tuesday, December 6, 1938
Tour of Duty: 12 years
Badge Number: Unknown
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Tuesday, December 6, 1938
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: Unknown
Sheriff Rattazzi was killed in an automobile accident while returning to Eureka after going to Palisade on business. The accident occurred one mile north of Eureka.
Sheriff Rattazzi had served as sheriff for 12 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.