to the memory of Major Darrell Chism. Project
Manager of the Shoal Creek - Academy Project, August 28, 2005
to July 22, 2007."
Chism was appointed to the department on January 26, 1987. He
was promoted to the rank of major August 28, 2005 and was the
commander of the Fiscal Division. Major Chism was born
November 29, 1959.
Major Chism died on December
22, 2007, when he lost control of his vehicle and it overturned
on the Kansas Turnpike.
say 48-year-old Major Darrell D. Chism was driving south on
the turnpike near Wellington when his 2002 Acura SUV went off
the road. He was not on duty.
Chism, who was wearing
a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife, who
was also riding in the vehicle, suffered