Correctional Officer Donald F. Reis

Correctional Officer Donald F. Reis

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, February 28, 1975

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Donald F. Reis

Correctional Officer Donald Reis was found stabbed to death in the El Reno Federal Reformatory's chapel in El Reno, Oklahoma.

Three inmates were convicted of Officer Reis' murder. The fitness center at the facility was named in honor of Officer Reis.

Officer Reis was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Edged weapon
  • Offender Three suspects convicted

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You are a constant reminder of what could happen when the gates close behind me every day. Rest in Peace Officer Reis and know that you are never forgotten here at FCI ERE.

B. Bowers
Disturbance Control Team Member

July 9, 2018

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