Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 26 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 11/10/2006
Senior Corrections Officer Cecil Smith died from injuries he received when he fell from a transport vehicle.
Officer Smith had just completed escorting a transport vehicle from the front gate of the New Jersey Juvenile Corrections Facility, when he fell from the truck, injuring his knee, shoulder, and head. Officer Smith required several surgeries to repair the damage caused by the fall.
On March 29, 2007, Officer Smith died of complications from the injuries he sustained in the fall.
Officer Smith had served with the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission for 26 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.