Mark Avery

Mark Avery

Type of Officer: Corrections Officer Jurisdiction: Lansing County: Leavenworth Death Date: 5/23/1993 Added to Memorial: 1994 Circumstances of Death: Beating Corrections Officers Mark Avery and Michael Bidatsch were on routine duty supervising the Lansing Correctional...
Robert D. Hurd

Robert D. Hurd

Type of Officer: Corrections Officer Jurisdiction: Lansing County: Leavenworth Death Date: 10/11/1981 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Stabbing Corrections Officer Hurd was stabbed to death by an inmate at the state penitentiary. The inmate was angered...
Donald R. Martin

Donald R. Martin

Type of Officer: Corrections Officer Jurisdiction: Lansing County: Leavenworth Death Date: 8/19/1978 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Beating On August 14, 1978, Corrections Officer Martin had been assigned to the state penitentiary hospital unit. He...
Robert D. Hurd

John W. Johnson

Type of Officer: Corrections Officer Jurisdiction: US Penitentiary County: Leavenworth Death Date: 11/14/1922 Added to Memorial: 2006 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Corrections Officer John W. Johnson was fatally stabbed by an inmate while working on the third tier...
Robert D. Hurd

Wayne L. Selle

Type of Officer: Corrections Officer Jurisdiction: Leavenworth County:Leavenworth Death Date: 7/31/1973 Added to Memorial: 2006 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Corrections Officer Wayne L. Selle was stabbed to death during an inmate disturbance that started in “A”...
Robert D. Hurd

Elmer M. Parmer

Type of Officer: Deputy Sheriff Jurisdiction: Leavenworth County County: Leavenworth Death Date: 8/28/1960 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Accident A speeding vehicle that Deputy Sheriff Parmer was chasing collided with a motorcycle and struck a power...