Correctional Officer Steven P. Carroll

Correctional Officer Steven P. Carroll

Stephenson County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, April 23, 2004

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Steven P. Carroll

Correctional Officer Steven Carroll suffered a fatal heart attack in the Stephenson County Courthouse shortly after struggling with a prisoner that he had physically removed from one of the courtrooms.

He suffered a heart attack and collapsed moments after placing the male prisoner in a holding cell.

Officer Carroll had served with the Stephenson County Sheriff's Office for 18 years and was a United States Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He was survived by his wife, son, three daughters, four grandchildren, brother and sister.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 55
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Apprehended

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I knew Steve from my visits to the courthouse and corrections facility. He always wore a smile and willing to help above and beyond. RIP brother.

Marty Zamudio (Ret. Lt.)
ISP Retired

April 23, 2019

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