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.
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