Juvenile Security Officer Donna Jean Tappan

Juvenile Security Officer Donna Jean Tappan

Oklahoma State Office of Juvenile Affairs, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, October 5, 2010

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Donna Jean Tappan

Juvenile Security Officer Jeannie Tappan was killed in an automobile accident at the intersection of Route 58 and US 270, in Blaine County, at approximately 4:40 am.

She was en route to Butler to pick up a juvenile for a court appearance when the department van she was driving was struck on the driver's side by another vehicle. Another officer in the van was uninjured.

Officer Tappan had served as a high-risk transportation officer for the Office of Juvenile Affairs for five years and had previously served as a deputy with the Garfield County Sheriff's Office. She is survived by her husband, daughter, four sons, foster-daughter and mother.


  • Age 62
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Officer Tappan,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Oklahoma. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 5, 2020

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