Sergeant Meggan Lee CallahanRest in Peace Sis…We Got The Watch
North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, North Carolina
End of Watch: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Tour: 5 years
Sergeant Meggan Callahan was killed after being assaulted at the Bertie Correctional Institution at approximately 5:30 pm.
An inmate service a life sentence for murder initially set a fire inside the prison. Sergeant Callahan responded with two other offices. She was using a fire extinguisher to put out the fire when she was attacked by the inmate that set the fire. He gained control of the fire extinguisher and struck Sergeant Callahan in the head with it, seriously injuring her.
Medical staff at the prison and other first responders provided medical aid but she succumbed to her injuries approximately one hour after the attack.
Sergeant Callahan had served with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety for five 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.