Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Correctional Officer Samuel Reed | Iowa Department of Corrections, Iowa Iowa Department of Corrections, Iowa

Correctional Officer

Samuel Reed

Iowa Department of Corrections, Iowa

End of Watch: Friday, April 11, 1969

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 15 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Shank

Offender: Sentenced to life

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

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.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 5 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

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

Officer 11169
January 3, 2014


Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
All 2017 Deaths