Eugene L. Young, Probation and Parole Officer
Oklahoma City Probation and Parole Office
Oklahoma City, OK
End of Watch: July 28, 1989
On July 28, 1989, at the Oklahoma City Probation and Parole Office, a parolee was being arrested during his visit to the office preparatory to having his parole revoked. The offender violently resisted arrest, and Probation and Parole Officer Eugene L. Young was one of five officers called to subdue him.
A short time after the offender resisted arrest, Officer Young suffered a heart attack and died at Presbyterian Hospital in Oklahoma City.
Officer Young was survived by his wife, two sons and two daughters.