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Illinois Department of Corrections, IL

Illinois Department of Corrections


Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correctional Officer Tracy E. Cooper
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Senior Parole Agent Ellane E. Aimiuwu
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Sunday, February 7, 2010
Cause: Automobile crash

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correction Counselor Kevin P. McGuire
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Tuesday, December 31, 1996
Cause: Vehicular assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correctional Officer Lawrence A. "Frank" Kush, Jr.
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Sunday, July 2, 1989
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Corrections Employee Suon "Sonny" Troeung
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Thursday, October 27, 1988
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Superintendent Robert L. Taylor
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Thursday, September 3, 1987
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Corrections Employee Henry B. Washington
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Friday, August 1, 1986
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Assistant Warden Virdeen Willis, Jr.
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Sunday, June 30, 1985
Cause: Gunfire

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correctional Officer Cecil H. Harbison
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Friday, November 30, 1984
Cause: Stabbed

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correctional Officer Frieda Belle King
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Tuesday, February 8, 1983
Cause: Stabbed

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Corrections Employee Joseph J. Cushman
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Sunday, October 24, 1982
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correctional Officer Robert J. Conkle
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Saturday, July 22, 1978
Cause: Stabbed

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correctional Officer Stanley E. Cole
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Saturday, July 22, 1978
Cause: Stabbed

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Lieutenant William Nelson Thomas
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Saturday, July 22, 1978
Cause: Stabbed

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Lieutenant Peter Beckett Burd
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Monday, January 10, 1977
Cause: Stabbed

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correctional Officer James P. Zeiger
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Thursday, January 11, 1973
Cause: Stabbed

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Corrections Employee Robert Jefferson
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Thursday, April 1, 1971
Cause: Stabbed

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Corrections Employee Rufus C. Campbell
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Saturday, April 18, 1970
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Corrections Employee Leonard Tatro
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Friday, January 19, 1968
Cause: Stabbed

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correctional Officer William E. McCasling
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Friday, November 10, 1967
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Lieutenant Lewis M. Paul
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Tuesday, November 23, 1965
Cause: Stabbed

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Lieutenant Arthur L. Kisro
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Tuesday, November 23, 1965
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correctional Officer George L. Wilson
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Tuesday, November 23, 1965
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Guard Zoeth C. Skaggs
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Friday, November 24, 1944
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Guard Friebert F. Jahnke
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Tuesday, October 24, 1933
Cause: Automobile crash

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Deputy Warden Peter N. Klein
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Wednesday, May 5, 1926
Cause: Stabbed

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Guard John Sullivan "Sol" Jones
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Thursday, June 15, 1922
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Guard James Otis McMurray
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Thursday, December 9, 1920
Cause: Assault

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Guard Charles A. Krueger
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Sunday, September 7, 1919
Cause: Gunfire

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Deputy Warden Henry Sims
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Saturday, June 14, 1913
Cause: Exposure

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Deputy Warden Joseph T. Clark
Illinois Department of Corrections
EOW: Sunday, May 8, 1864
Cause: Assault

Line of Duty Deaths: 31

Assault: 13
Automobile crash: 2
Exposure: 1
Gunfire: 2
Gunfire (Accidental): 1
Stabbed: 11
Vehicular assault: 1

 

By Month

January: 3
February: 2
April: 2
May: 2
June: 3
July: 4
August: 1
September: 3
October: 3
November: 6
December: 2

 

By Gender

Male: 30
Female: 1

 

 
 
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