Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 15 years
Badge # Not available
Offender: Charged with capital murder
Patrolwoman Regina Nickles was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious person in the parking lot of an automotive store.
She and her partner were approaching the suspect when he turned and fired at them. Patrolwoman Nickles was struck twice in the neck, killing her instantly. Other officers on the scene were able to return fire, severely wounding the suspect.
Patrolwoman Nickles was the department's only female police officer and was running for Sheriff of Mercer County. She is survived by her two children.