Correctional Officer Donald Price

Correctional Officer Donald Price

Rhode Island Department of Corrections, Rhode Island

End of Watch Friday, June 22, 1973

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Donald Price

Correctional Officer Donald Price was stabbed to death in the Medium Security Prison.

An inmate stabbed him in the back as another inmate drew his attention.

The inmate who stabbed Officer Price was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison November 30th, 1973. The other inmate was convicted of second degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder and sentenced to 40 years.

The Medium Security Prison was later renamed the Donald Price Medium Security Facility. The facility was closed in 2011 due to agency budget cuts.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Thank you for your service and always know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 22, 2020

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