Correction Officer Thomas Davis, Jr.

Correction Officer Thomas Davis, Jr.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, June 25, 1992

Thomas Davis, Jr.

Correction Officer Thomas Davis was stabbed to death by a inmate who snuck up behind him and stabbed him in the back with a homemade knife at the Mansfield Correctional Institution.

The 32-year-old inmate was serving a life sentence for a murder conviction in 1980. He was convicted of Officer Davis' murder and received an additional 12 to 15 years. He has a parole hearing in September, 2019.

The man who stabbed Officer Davis was a member of the Aryan Nation.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Shank
  • Offender Sentenced to 12 to 15 years

gang member

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R.I.P. Brother your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Retired Prison Guard George Scott Sieg
County of Bucks, Pa.

June 25, 2015

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