Correctional Officer Samuel Reed

Correctional Officer Samuel Reed

Iowa Department of Corrections, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, April 11, 1969

Samuel Reed

Correctional Officer Samuel Reed was stabbed to death by an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary.

The inmate was sentenced to prison in 1960 for 25 years for a robbery conviction. In 1965 he received an additional 40 years for stabbing a fellow inmate to death. A life term was added April 24th, 1970, when he was convicted of Officer Reed's murder.

Officer Reed had served with the Iowa Department of Corrections for 15 years.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Shank
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in Peace, Officer Reed. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 3, 2014

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