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Mar 26, 2021

It was a warm Sunday morning in the river town of 
Winona Minnesota.  John Schneider had been promoted to Investigator and was 22 years into his career with the Sheriff's Office.  He grew up in Winona, was well respected in the community, and just a couple years from retirement when he lost his life helping save the...


Mar 19, 2021

In 1866, 35 year old Thomas Welch was one of four men assigned to police beats from 8pm-sunrise in Omaha, Nebraska.  That night Welch would encounter a soldier in a beer garden who had just mustered out of the Nebraska 1st Regiment.  It would be his last encounter – a hero’s story that left many unanswered...


Mar 12, 2021

A well respected and well liked Detention Deputy, Thomas Carroll served in the Adult Detention Center for 9 years following his service as a US Navy Veteran.  A former Sheriff and Officer help tell the story of this man, his service to their community, and the sad and ironic circumstances on the day he lost his life. 

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Mar 5, 2021

In this edition of the Officer Down Memorial Podcast, Sheriff Scott Rose explains how this project got its start and its mission in an interview with Randy Sutton, one of America’s best known officers having been featured on the popular reality show “COPS,” “America’s Most Wanted” and roles in films such as...