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“Fallen But Not Forgotten”


14 FALLEN OFFICERS FOUND IN MI


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Fred Boucher


EOW: 11/05/1939

Chief Inspector Fred Boucher was shot and killed while trying to stop an escape attempt by six prisoners. Inspector Boucher was inside the prison w...

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Jack Budd


EOW: 12/27/1987

Correctional Officer Jack Budd was stabbed and killed by an inmate.

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Theodore Catlin


EOW: 01/26/1922

Warden Theodore Catlin and Deputy Warden Fred Menhennett were both stabbed by prisoners on December 12, 1921. The attack occurred during an afterno...

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Joe Crater


EOW: 03/31/1967

Correctional Officers Joe Crater and Max Hinckley were killed while inside the facility's arsenal when a mysterious explosion occurred. Subsequent ...

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Earl DeMarse


EOW: 09/25/1973

Correctional Officer Earl F. DeMarse was stabbed to death by an inmate.

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William Dickerson


EOW: 09/11/1991

Sergeant William Dickerson was shot several times and killed while attempting to prevent the escape of an inmate from the County Jail.

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Bernard Fancher


EOW: 04/28/1960

Corrections Employee Bernard Fancher, an assistant athletic director, was stabbed to death by a prisoner who had a long-standing grudge against him...

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Robert E. Freidt


EOW: 02/14/1996

Correctional Officer Robert Freidt collapsed from a heart attack only minutes after a tense confrontation with a belligerent inmate whom he had suc...

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George W. Haight


EOW: 03/27/1893

On the night of March 27th, 1893 a prisoner prepared the evening meal for prison officers and poisoned it with a mixture of Prussic Acid and Opium ...

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Max Hinckley


EOW: 03/31/1967

Correctional Officer Max Hinckley and Correctional Officer Joe Crater were killed while inside the arsenal at the State Prison of Southern Michigan...

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Ronald O. MacDonald


EOW: 07/08/2001

Correctional Officer MacDonald died when he succumbed to injuries sustained six months earlier when falling from a ladder. He was supervising a pr...

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Josephine B. McCallum


EOW: 03/24/1987

Correctional Officer Josephine McCallum was beaten to death by an inmate.

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Fred Menhennett


EOW: 12/12/1921

Deputy Warden Fred Menhennett and Warden Theodore Catlin were both stabbed by prisoners during an afternoon movie showing. A convict hiding in the ...

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Doris Taylor


EOW: 05/17/1998

Food Service Supervisor Doris J. Taylor was stabbed to death by an inmate who was working in the kitchen that was being monitored by Supervisor Tay...

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