Deputy Thomas I. Woods

Deputy Thomas I. Woods

Dallas County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, December 21, 1922

Thomas I. Woods

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.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

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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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