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Line-of-Duty Death (LODD)

John Lilley Correctional Center Cpl. Robert Sumner was driving a transport van when it collided with another vehicle; that vehicle was driven by a CO who was on his way to work
Counselor Corey Proulx stepped in to help a staff member when a 16-year-old inmate started attacking her; the inmate then attacked Proulx, causing him to fall and hit his head
Robert Boom, a 13-year NYDOC correction officer, collapsed on duty. Resuscitation attempts were unsuccessful.
“He was the best man I will ever know. And I hope to be just like him,” Theo James Elliott wrote about his father, N.C. Department of Adult Correction Investigator William “Alden” Elliott
Some of the officers who rushed to the Charlotte neighborhood to rescue the first wave of downed officers were wounded as a second shooter began firing on them
The shooting at the Correctional Training Academy killed 43-year-old Corrections Lt. Rodney Osborne
Lt. Rodney Osborne was at the academy’s tactical firing range when he was fatally shot, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said
The inmate is accused of attacking Sgt. Mark Baserman, 60, in a housing unit’s day room at SCI-Somerset on Feb. 15, 2018
The suspect fatally shot Court Civil Process Server Drexel Mack; as officers approached to help Mack, one was shot and wounded while Officer Cody Allen was fatally shot
Deputy Charles Rivette was killed and another deputy was seriously injured; Deputy Rivette was an 18-year veteran of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Court Officer Robert Silver was supposed to be attending a celebration of life for his mother and sister on the day he was killed
“Officer [Russell] Jones demonstrated unwavering commitment to serving his community and fellow officers. He will never be forgotten,” the Pamlico County Sheriff said
“Officer Motley was a hero who tragically died while protecting his fellow officers and the public,” the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said
Officer Kelly B. Rolando was returning from a temporary assignment when he got into a crash; he served with the Missouri Department of Corrections for eight years
Officer Robert Clark, 42, was escorting two prisoners at Smith State Prison when the inmate assaulted him from behind with a homemade weapon
“Christine took an oath and that oath was to protect the citizens of the state of Colorado, and she lost her life doing just that,” Corrections Chief Andre Stancil said
Lt. Michael Boutte of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department was shot in the face and head on Feb. 1, 2021, while responding to a call about a suicide threat
The inmate faces the possibility of a death sentence if convicted of the first-degree murder of Sgt. Mark Baserman
The suspect used his handcuff chain to strangle Deputy Durm; he then found the handcuff key, unlocked himself and drove a short distance
Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy John Durm, 61, died at a hospital following the attack, which police are investigating as an “intentional act of homicide”
Marion County Deputy John Durm was returning the murder suspect to jail when the inmate attacked Durm
Michael Tisius, 42, died by lethal injection at 6:10 p.m. for killing two COs during a botched jail escape
Michael Tisius is scheduled to die by injection at the state prison in Bonne Terre for killing Leon Egley and Jason Acton at the Randolph County Jail
The delay comes after Michael Tisius’ lawyers claimed a juror in his 2010 resentencing could not read or write
In his 12 years as a CO, Officer Scott Riner mentored many of the inmates he oversaw and tried to steer them toward productive lives after prison
Michael Tisius was 19 years old when he murdered two Randolph County corrections officers during a botched escape attempt in 2000
When Michael Tisius tried to escape the Randolph County Jail in 2000, he shot and killed corrections officers Jason Acton and Leon Egley
There have been 26 federal correctional officers who have died in the line of duty
Sebastian Parra said he “didn’t do anything” to kill Wasco state prison counselor Benny Alcala Jr.