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Deputy Thomas I. Woods | Dallas County Sheriff's Department, Texas Dallas County Sheriff's Department, Texas

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Thomas I. Woods

Dallas County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, December 21, 1922

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed

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Deputy Thomas Woods was shot and killed in a gunfight between deputies and three suspects running a whiskey still.

One suspect later shot and killed Deputy Willis Champion during an attempted jailbreak. He was later executed for the murders.


Deputy Woods had served with the Dallas County Sheriff's Department for 10 years.

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Deputy Willis Glover Champion
Dallas County Sheriff's Department, Texas
End of Watch: Wednesday, September 26, 1923
Cause: Gunfire

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
December 21, 2011

 

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