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Corrections Sergeant Michael Price | New Jersey Department of Corrections, New Jersey New Jersey Department of Corrections, New Jersey

Corrections Sergeant

Michael Price

New Jersey Department of Corrections, New Jersey

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 19, 2000

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Sergeant Michael Price died after suffering a heart attack while struggling with an inmate at Garden State Youth Correctional Facility in Yardville.

He was attempting to handcuff the inmate when a struggle ensued, and they fell on the floor. Other officers and medical personnel immediately began CPR on Sergeant Price, who was transported to a local hospital. However, he was pronounced dead approximately one hour later.

Sergeant Price is survived by his wife and son.

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Your heroism and service is honored today on the 12th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you in their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
April 19, 2012


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