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New York State Department of Correctional Services, NY

New York State Department of Correctional Services


New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Corrections Officer Casimiro Maximino Pomales
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Friday, January 28, 2011
Cause: Automobile accident

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Sergeant John Thomas Hart, Sr.
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Monday, September 9, 2002
Cause: Heart attack

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Corrections Officer Raymond J. Curtis
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Thursday, March 30, 2000
Cause: Accidental

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Corrections Officer Frank Mydlarz
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Sunday, August 1, 1999
Cause: Heart attack

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Corrections Officer James P. Ascone
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Tuesday, May 9, 1995
Cause: Heart attack

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Corrections Officer Peter Michael Petrosino
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Thursday, October 24, 1991
Cause: Duty related illness

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Corrections Officer Claude W. Cromie
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Saturday, February 6, 1982
Cause: Heart attack

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Corrections Officer Donna A. Payant
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Friday, May 15, 1981
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Correctional Officer Harrison Whalen
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Saturday, October 9, 1971
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Correctional Officer Richard J. Lewis
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Monday, September 13, 1971
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Correctional Officer John D'Arcangelo, Jr.
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Monday, September 13, 1971
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Corrections Sergeant Edward T. Cunningham
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Monday, September 13, 1971
Cause: Gunfire

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Correctional Officer Carl W. Valone
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Monday, September 13, 1971
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Correctional Officer Ronald Werner
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Monday, September 13, 1971
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Correctional Officer William E. Quinn
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Saturday, September 11, 1971
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Correctional Officer Harold Bruette
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Wednesday, July 27, 1949
Cause: Fall

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Guard John Hartye
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Monday, April 14, 1941
Cause: Gunfire

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Kitchen Keeper James H. Donovan
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Thursday, March 21, 1940
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Guard Daniel James Nickerson
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Sunday, March 25, 1934
Cause: Stabbed

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Principal Keeper Edward L. Beckwith
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Wednesday, March 5, 1930
Cause: Stabbed

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Principal Keeper George A. Durnford
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Wednesday, December 11, 1929
Cause: Gunfire

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Principal Keeper James B. Durnin
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Thursday, November 17, 1927
Cause: Stabbed

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Guard Jesse Christian
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Tuesday, July 24, 1923
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Guard Charles I. Gunter
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Thursday, April 17, 1919
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Superintendent Charles H. North
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Wednesday, December 12, 1917
Cause: Stabbed

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Guard Daniel J. McCarthy
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Saturday, June 24, 1916
Cause: Gunfire

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Head Attendant Nellie Wicks
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Thursday, September 27, 1906
Cause: Stabbed

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Keeper Dennis O'Brien
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Monday, January 11, 1904
Cause: Struck by train

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Prison Guard Archibald Benedict
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Wednesday, January 9, 1901
Cause: Gunfire

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Principal Keeper George McKelvey
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Thursday, May 6, 1880
Cause: Stabbed

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Keeper Harvey A. Casler
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Thursday, February 8, 1877
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Keeper Samuel Calvert
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Sunday, March 17, 1872
Cause: Stabbed

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Keeper Edwin A. Craft
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Thursday, March 18, 1869
Cause: Assault

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Keeper Augustus T. Wright
New York State Department of Correctional Services
EOW: Thursday, July 11, 1861
Cause: Assault

Line of Duty Deaths: 34

Accidental: 1
Assault: 13
Automobile accident: 1
Duty related illness: 1
Fall: 1
Gunfire: 5
Heart attack: 4
Stabbed: 7
Struck by train: 1

 

By Month

January: 3
February: 2
March: 6
April: 2
May: 3
June: 1
July: 3
August: 1
September: 8
October: 2
November: 1
December: 2

 

By Gender

Male: 32
Female: 2

 

The New York State Department of Correctional Services has been absorbed by or is a component of:

New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

 
 
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