Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Patrolwoman Regina Woodward Nickles | Harrodsburg Police Department, Kentucky Harrodsburg Police Department, Kentucky


Regina Woodward Nickles

Harrodsburg Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 14, 1998

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 15 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Charged with capital murder

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

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.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 20 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Rest in Peace my sister.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)
October 14, 2016


Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
All 2016 Deaths