Correctional Officer Albert William Patch

Correctional Officer Albert William Patch

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California

End of Watch Sunday, August 17, 1980

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Albert William Patch

Correctional Officer Albert Patch was stabbed to death at the California Medical Facility after being attacked by a prisoner who had just been stabbed himself.

A second inmate was charged with murder in connection with the deaths of both the inmate and Officer Patch.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon
  • Offender Deceased

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Rest in peace always knowing that your memory, service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 17, 2020

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