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“Fallen But Not Forgotten”


18 FALLEN OFFICERS FOUND IN NJ


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Fred Baker


EOW: 07/30/1997

Senior Correctional Officer Fred Baker was murdered on July 30, 1997. Officer Baker was guarding one of the main housing units when he was stabbed ...

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Robert Boud


EOW: 01/08/1995

Lieutenant Robert Boud died suffered a fatal heart attack ten minutes after having had a physical altercation with an inmate.

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Donald Bourne


EOW: 02/28/1972

Sergeant Donald Bourne was killed when an inmate stabbed him in the chest. Sergeant Bourne was guarding the prison mess hall when the inmate attack...

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Wayne Clark


EOW: 01/10/2006

Officer Clark was killed in an automobile accident while returning to Riverfront State Prison in Camden from the New Jersey Department of Correctio...

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Frederick A Douglass


EOW: 03/11/1915

Deputy Keeper Frederick Douglass succumbed to injuries sustained four years earlier when he was kicked in the abdomen by a death row inmate at the ...

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Dean Evans


EOW: 07/07/1978

Senior Corrections Officer Dean Evans suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with an inmate at the Bordentown Youth Correction Center. ...

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Agostino "Gus" Fare


EOW: 06/12/2013

Correctional Officer Agostino Fare and Officer Y. Ricks were en route to Cumberland County Jail to pick up an inmate. Officer Fare was driving the...

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Eugene Harris


EOW: 12/04/1998

Corrections Officer Eugene Harris suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after having a physical confrontation with a juvenile inmate.

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Robert J Heavey


EOW: 01/19/1995

Juvenile Detention Officer/Counselor Robert Heavey died as a result of injuries sustained 16 days earlier when he was assaulted by an inmate at the...

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Donald Hiles


EOW: 03/08/1968

Corrections Officer Donald Hiles was attacked and beaten to death with a push broom. His body was found lying on a path between the milking barn an...

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William Calvin Johnson


EOW: 06/28/1998

Corrections Officer William Johnson suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to break up a fight between two juvenile prisoners at the New Je...

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Alonzo Lanphear


EOW: 04/10/1954

Corrections Officer Alonzo Lanphear suffered a fatal heart attack while searching the New Jersey State Prison grounds for an inmate who had attacke...

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Andre Motley


EOW: 03/11/1995

Deputy Sheriff Allen Myers was killed when his cruiser was hit head-on by a drunk driver. Deputy Myers was transporting a juvenile to a youth dete...

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Samad Muhammad


EOW: 04/26/1995

Corrections Officer Samad Muhammad was killed in an unprovoked drive-by shooting by an escapee from Northern State Prison.

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Robert M. Pedrick


EOW: 02/09/1921

Keeper Robert Pedrick succumbed to injuries sustained one year earlier when he was assaulted by an inmate attempting to escape from the holding cel...

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Joseph Peto


EOW: 12/02/1948

Deputy Keeper Joseph Peto succumbed to injuries suffered three years earlier when he was severely beaten by four inmates during an escape from the ...

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Michael Price


EOW: 04/19/2000

Corrections Sergeant Michael Price died after suffering a heart attack while struggling with an inmate. Other Officers and medical personnel immedi...

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Cecil Smith


EOW: 03/29/2007

On November 10, 2006 Officer Smith was escorting a HESS truck from the institution to the front gate of the Facility. Due to a mechanical malfuncti...

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