Correctional Officer Ronald Owen MacDonald

Correctional Officer Ronald Owen MacDonald

Michigan Department of Corrections, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, July 8, 2001

Ronald Owen MacDonald

Officer MacDonald succumbed to injuries sustained six months earlier when he fell from a ladder.

He was supervising a prison work crew that was cleaning snow off of a rooftop in the prison compound. As Officer MacDonald stepped from the ladder to the roof, the ladder slipped, and he fell 20-feet to the ground. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained until succumbing to his injuries, having never regained consciousness.

Officer MacDonald had served with the Michigan Department of Corrections for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and five children.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Wednesday, January 24, 2001

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Rest in peace Correction Officer MacDonald. Bravery and controlled honesty benefit a hero or heroine more than you can know.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 1, 2018

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