Assistant Warden James F. McPeters

Assistant Warden James F. McPeters

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, July 2, 1984

James F. McPeters

Associate Warden McPeters and Associate Warden Donald Gammons were killed in a military helicopter accident while searching for three escapees from the Turney Correction Center. The helicopter was provided by Ft. Rucker, Alabama, for use in the search. The helicopter struck a power line during the search and crashed, killing the pilot and both wardens.

One of the escapees was killed and the other two were recaptured.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

Most Recent Reflection

View all 7 Reflections

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

July 4, 2015

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