Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years, 6 months
Badge # 605
Cause: Heart attack
Senior Corrections Officer Nick Semmon suffered a fatal heart attack at the Albert C. Wagner Youth Correctional Facility in Chesterfield, New Jersey.
He had been assigned to the inmate yard escort detail during a period of extremely high temperatures. He had just escorted a group of high risk inmates back into the facility when he collapsed. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Officer Semmon was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and Army National Guard. He had served with the New Jersey Department of Corrections for 8-1/2 years. He is survived by his wife and 4-year-old son.