Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Edged weapon
Offender: In custody
Sergeant Mary Ricard was killed when she was stabbed in the neck as an inmate attacked her and another corrections sergeant at the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility in Crowley, Colorado.
The inmate, a convicted child rapist, attacked the two female sergeants in the kitchen area of the medium-security prison while breakfast was being prepared. The inmate was able to inflict serious wounds on both sergeants before being subdued. Sergeant Ricard succumbed to her injuries while the other sergeant was critically injured.
Sergeant Ricard had served with the Colorado Department of Corrections for nine years. She is survived by her husband and four children.