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Texas CO Collapses Responding to Alarm

April 03, 2013  | 

A Texas federal corrections officer collapsed and died Sunday while responding to a body alarm at FCC Beaumont, reports ODMP.

Officer Brandon Kountz apparently died of a heart attack while rushing to assist other officers after a body alarm. He had served the agency for 11 months.

Tags: Corrections, Duty Deaths, Inmate Behavior


Comments (3)

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jay @ 4/3/2013 2:41 PM

Correctional officers are the Forgotten cop. They work the unseen community.
God be with his family

IE Deputy @ 4/2/2013 3:20 PM

Corrections officers stare evil in the eye everyday. RIP to our fallen brother.

Ima Leprechaun @ 4/4/2013 1:27 AM

My condolences to CO Kountz's family. As Law Enforcement Officers we have the easier job of putting these guys in Prison but the much harder job by far is working day in and day out with these people in prison. We very much appreciate the job that the CO's do for everybody in Law Enforcement.

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