Jay Hughes

Officer Rank: Police Officer

Department: Kalispel Tribal Police Department

End of Watch: 01/06/2021

Police Officer Jay Hughes suffered a heart attack on January 4, 2021, after he and other officers responded to an altercation at a casino. Officer Hughes was transported to the hospital and died two days later. Officer Hughes is the first officer fatality from a Tribal agency in 2021.

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