Juvenile Corrections Officer William J. Mann

Juvenile Corrections Officer William J. Mann

Idaho Department of Juvenile Correction, Idaho

End of Watch Tuesday, March 12, 2002

William J. Mann

Officer William Mann was killed in an aircraft accident northeast of Atlanta, Idaho while transporting a juvenile inmate from Idaho Falls to Nampa, Idaho.

The two were passengers in a state-owned plane which was regularly used to transport inmates. The state pilot and the inmate were also killed in the accident. The plane fell from the radar approximately one hour into its flight. The wreckage was located buried in snow on a ridge at an elevation of 9,500 feet three days after the crash.

Officer Mann had been employed with the Idaho Department of Corrections for six years.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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No one knows what it is like to look into the eyes of his legacy like I do- your hair, your eyes, your smile... thank you for leaving this legacy for us to continue. In God we trust that we will carry on the honorable tradition. RIP Bill, we will never be the same.

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