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Corrections Employee Henry B. Washington | Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Corrections Employee

Henry B. Washington

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, August 1, 1986

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 7/24/1986

Weapon: Person

Offender: Sentenced to 20 years

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Corrections Employee Henry Washington died from injuries suffered a week earlier during an assault by an inmate at the Illinois Youth Center in Joliet.

A 16-year-old inmate struck Corrections Employee Washington in the face twice with his fists, causing him to fall and hit his head. The inmate was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Corrections Employee Washington had served with the Illinois Department of Corrections for eight years, having received nine commendations. He was survived by his wife, four sons, two daughters and several grandchildren.

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Rest in Peace, Corrections Employee Washington. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
June 3, 2012

 

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