Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # 302
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Executed in 1999
Chief Deputy Melvin Drum was shot and killed during a traffic stop in reference to a domestic disturbance call. The suspect shot him as he was still seated in his patrol car.
The suspect was apprehended, sentenced to death, and executed on October 12, 1999.
Chief Deputy Drum had served with the agency for eight years. He was survived by his wife.