Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers


Deputy Sheriff Chad Mechels, 33

Turner County South Dakota Sheriffs Office


Deputy Chad Mechels was shot and killed on March 15, 2009, while checking on the well-being of a citizen. When the deputy approached the residence, he was fatally wounded by a 19 year-old man. Deputy Mechels leaves behind a wife and two young children.

Parole Officer Jeffrey Woolson, 41

New York Division of Parole


Parole  Officer Woolson was killed in an on-duty automobile accident on March 19, 2009.

*Thanks to ODMP