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“Fallen But Not Forgotten”


6 FALLEN OFFICERS FOUND IN SC


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Joe Byrd


EOW: 03/12/1936

Guard Joe Byrd was kidnapped and killed by a 17 year-old ex-convict. Guard Byrd disappeared after leaving his home on Broad River Road in his ...

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Alvin Glenn


EOW: 09/17/2000

Detention Officer Alvin Glenn was attacked and murdered during an escape attempt at the county jail. He was locking prisoners back in their cells w...

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Allen Myers


EOW: 09/19/2000

Deputy Sheriff Allen "Pete" Myers was killed when his cruiser was hit head-on by a drunk driver. Deputy Myers was transporting a juvenile to a you...

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Archie M. Sox


EOW: 04/22/1920

Guard Archie Sox was killed after being attacked by two inmates during an escape attempt from the DeSaussure State Prison Farm in Hagood, South Car...

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Robert Stephens


EOW: 10/26/1914

Guard Robert Stephens was killed after being struck on the head with a pick ax as he supervised a chain gang doing roadwork south of Arkwright, Sou...

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Alfredo D. Williams


EOW: 07/30/1996

Correctional Officer Alfredo "Deon" Williams was killed in an on-duty vehicular accident. While driving to a hospital in Charleston to provide secu...

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