Senior Officer Specialist Eric Williams

Senior Officer Specialist Eric Williams

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, February 25, 2013

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Eric Williams

Senior Officer Specialist Eric Williams was stabbed to death by an inmate inside the housing unit at USP Canaan in Waymart, Pennsylvania, at approximately 11:30 pm.

The inmate attacked Officer Williams and stabbed him with a shank before being subdued by other officers. Officer Williams was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Officer Williams had served with the Federal Bureau of Prisons for 18 months. He is survived by his parents, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Location Pennsylvania
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Shank
  • Offender In custody

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 13, 2018

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