Deputy Sheriff Osmer Douglas "Doug" McFillen

Deputy Sheriff Osmer Douglas "Doug" McFillen

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, March 19, 1966

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Osmer Douglas "Doug" McFillen

Deputy Doug McFillen and Deputy John Monk were killed in an airplane crash while en route to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to return a prisoner to Louisiana.

The plane, which was piloted by Deputy McFillen experienced engine trouble and crashed into Lake Charles approximately five minutes into the flight.

Deputy McFillen was survived by his wife, two children, and parents.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

March 19, 2021

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