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Nevada C.O. Dies After Inmate Assault

January 31, 2012  | 

Nevada Correctional Officer Tracy Hardin suffered a heart attack after struggling with an inmate at the High Desert State Prison, reports ODMP.

Officer Hardin was speaking to the inmate about disciplinary issues when the inmate assaulted him. During the ensuing struggle Officer Hardin injured his ankle. He later died from a heart attack.

The cause of death has not been verified. The Nevada Department of Corrections is awaiting the results of the medical examiner's investigation, Steven Suwe, public information officer, wrote in an e-mail to POLICE Magazine.

Tags: Corrections, Duty Deaths, Assaults on Officers


Comments (5)

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Bob@Az. @ 1/31/2012 5:27 PM

May I hope the inmate is now facing new charges of assault on an Officer & second degree murder?

Jevon @ 1/31/2012 10:33 PM

Wow, that's terrible, I hope they throw the book at that inmate. RIP CO Hardin.

Lt RT @ 2/1/2012 6:56 AM

God Bless ... He's needed in a far better place.

ang @ 3/10/2012 9:15 PM

that is sad but seen like the inmate is always wrong no matter what,god calls the shots on who number is up,people get shot in the head a live

ang @ 3/10/2012 9:15 PM

that is sad but seen like the inmate is always wrong no matter what,god calls the shots on who number is up,people get shot in the head a live

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