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This page is dedicated to the families
of the fallen Deputies of the Cass County Sheriff's Office.

Deputy James Copeland

End Of Watch:
01-22-1866

Shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for murder. Deputy Holmes read the warrant to the suspect and as he finished the suspect fired his weapon instantly killing Deputy Holmes. Deputy Copeland fired and shot the subject, who then returned fire striking Deputy Copeland in the lungs.

Deputy James Holmes

End Of Watch:
01-22-1866

Shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for murder. Deputy Holmes read the warrant to the suspect and as he finished the suspect fired his weapon instantly killing Deputy Holmes. Deputy Copeland fired and shot the subject, who then returned fire striking Deputy Copeland in the lungs.

Deputy Kevin Mayse

End Of Watch:
06-12-1995

Deputy Mayse died from head injuries resulting from a vehicle pursuit on June 10,1995. Mayse was pursuing another vehicle when his Jeep skidded off the roadway and struck a tree. The accident occurred at 11:50 pm on a Friday night on 171st Street about a half mile west of Holmes Road. Mayse, 34, and his wife were expecting their third child in July.

May the memories of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice never fade.

 

Cass County Honor Guard Members:

Sergeant
Jess Claibourn

Hired: 2001

Awards:

Deputy Of The Year
Distinguished Unit Award Honor Guard Disaster Emergency Response Team
Twelve Years Of Service Tactical Response Team (Past Member) Cell Extraction Response Team (Past Member)
Instructor Perfect Attendace Two Years Service (Jail)

Detective
Mike Klinefelter

Hired: 2000

Awards:

Deputy Of The Year Distinguished Unit Award
Honor Guard Tactical Response Team Cell Extraction Response Team (Past Member)
Twelve Years Of Service Instructor Two Years Service (Jail)
Two Years Service (Patrol) Two Years Service (Investigations) Driving Award

Corporal
Jason Heffernan

Hired: 2003

Awards:

Nine Years Of Service Distinguished Unit Award
Field Training Officer Honor Guard Perfect Attendace
Cell Extraction Response Team Instructor Two Years Service (Jail)

Corporal
Adam Messmer

Hired: 2003

Awards:

Distinguished Unit Award Honor Guard
Disaster Emergency Response Team Two Years Service (Patrol) Perfect Attendace
Nine Years Of Service Tactical Response Team (Past Member) Cell Extraction Response Team (Past Member)

Sergeant
Ryan Monroe

Hired: 2005

Awards:

Distinguished Unit Award
Honor Guard Disaster Emergency Response Team Six Years Of Service
Tactical Response Team (Past Member) Two Years Service (Jail) Cell Extraction Response Team (Past Member)

Deputy
Marlon Brooks

Hired: 2000

Awards:

Honor Guard Twelve Years Of Service Cell Extraction Response Team (Past Member)
Instructor Field Training Officer Two Years Service (Jail)

Deputy
Arthur Williams

Hired: 2007

Awards:

Distinguished Unit Award Honor Guard Three Years Of Service

Deputy
Jehu Benezette

Hired: 2006

Awards:

Distinguished Unit Award
Honor Guard Disaster Emergency Response Team Three Years Of Service

Deputy
Jim Bradley

Hired: 2009

Awards:

Distinguished Unit Award Honor Guard

Deputy
Tony Sterner

Hired: 2008

Awards:

Distinguished Unit Award Honor Guard Three Years Of Service
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