Deputy Thomas I. Woods

Deputy Thomas I. Woods

Dallas County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, December 21, 1922

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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
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Incident Details

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

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 26, 2020

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