Correctional Officer William Mayfield

Correctional Officer William Mayfield

Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Oklahoma

End of Watch Wednesday, January 20, 1926

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William Mayfield

Correctional Officer William Mayfield succumbed to a head wound sustained the previous day when an inmate struck him in the head with a brick at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.

The prisoner was trying to escape at the time of the assault but was shot by another guard.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 19, 1926
  • Weapon Blunt object; Brick
  • Offender Shot

escape attempt

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 20, 2012

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