Jailer Robert E. RansomRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Texas
End of Watch: Friday, September 30, 2016
Tour: 36 years
Jailer Robert Ransom suffered a fatal heart attack inside the Marvin A. Smith Criminal Justice Facility while responding to a medical emergency involving an inmate.
As other deputies attempted to revive the inmate Jailer Ransom rushed to retrieve an AED. He collapsed moments later. Both he and the inmate were transported to Good Sheppard Medical Center where he passed away. The inmate that Jailer Ransom was assisting survived and was returned to the jail.
Jailer Ransom had served with the Gregg County Sheriff's Office for 11 years and had previously served with the Porter County, Indiana, Sheriff's Office for 25 years.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.