Lieutenant Ronald Opie McPherson

Lieutenant Ronald Opie McPherson

Arkansas Department of Correction, Arkansas

End of Watch Wednesday, May 2, 1979

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Ronald Opie McPherson

Lieutenant Opie McPherson was accidentally shot and killed during a SWAT training exercise at the Cummins Unit.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge, swat

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This was one of the sadist days for a small community of men and women who lived and worked at Cummins unit.we lost a family member that day.I was honored to work and server with Opie Rest In Peace my brother.

Kenny taylor former captain swat team
Ark dept corrections cummins unit

May 4, 2018

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