Correctional Officer Phillip K. Curry

Correctional Officer Phillip K. Curry

Indiana Department of Correction, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, December 13, 1994

Phillip K. Curry

Correctional Officer Phillip Curry was stabbed to death on the third tier of D Cellhouse at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City.

At about 5:00 pm, as prisoners were being returned to their cells after dinner, Correctional Officer Curry was stabbed in the neck and heart with a homemade, knife-like weapon. He died shortly after being transported to Memorial Hospital in Michigan City.

Correctional Officer Curry had served with the Indiana Department of Correction for 1½ years. He was survived by his three children, fiancée and mother.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Shank
  • Offender Not available

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This happened on my last day of academy training at ISP. I have been a corrections officer ever since. I educate new staff about the dangers of the job. Officer Curry is helping keep new staff safe to this day.

Officer Peterson
St Louis Co Sheriff /formerly IDOC

December 6, 2017

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