Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections Patch
2729 Plaza Drive
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109
(573) 526-6535

About

The Missouri Department of Corrections has approximately 10,000 employees that supervise approximately 23,000 active inmates housed in 20 institutions and 62,000 former inmates on probation and parole.

Fallen Heroes

17 Heroes have given their lives in the line of duty during the history of the Missouri Department of Corrections.

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Photo of Dennis Keith Bennett
Corrections Officer
Dennis Keith Bennett
Missouri Department of Corrections
Duty-Related Illness
Thu, Aug 12th, 2021
Photo of Robert "Hillbilly" Welch III
Corrections Officer
Robert "Hillbilly" Welch III
Missouri Department of Corrections
Duty-Related Illness
Thu, Jul 22nd, 2021
Photo of Sonny Lee Orbin
Sergeant
Sonny Lee Orbin
Missouri Department of Corrections
Duty-Related Illness
Sun, Jul 18th, 2021
Photo of Leslie Lentz
Lieutenant
Leslie Lentz
Missouri Department of Corrections
Duty-Related Illness
Thu, Jul 1st, 2021
Photo of John Bowe
Corrections Officer
John Bowe
Missouri Department of Corrections
Duty-Related Illness
Wed, Jan 27th, 2021
Photo of Richard Allen Wright
Corrections Officer
Richard Allen Wright
Missouri Department of Corrections
Duty-Related Illness
Thu, Nov 19th, 2020
Photo of Debra Kay Collins
District Administrator
Debra Kay Collins
Missouri Department of Corrections
Motor Vehicle Accident
Fri, Mar 4th, 2011
Photo of Rodney C. Welch
Corrections Officer
Rodney C. Welch
Missouri Department of Corrections
Heart Attack
Mon, Jan 14th, 2002
Photo of Thomas Glenn Jackson Sr.
Corrections Officer
Thomas Glenn Jackson Sr.
Missouri Department of Corrections
Stabbing (Intentional)
Sun, Jul 3rd, 1983
Photo of Walter Wayne Farrow
Corrections Officer
Walter Wayne Farrow
Missouri Department of Corrections
Stabbing (Intentional)
Mon, Jul 16th, 1979
Photo of Harold Victor Atkinson
Missouri Department of Corrections
Stabbing (Intentional)
Mon, Jan 20th, 1975
Photo of James Hart
Guard
James Hart
Missouri Department of Corrections
Assault
Mon, Feb 4th, 1924