Corrections Sergeant Michael Price

Corrections Sergeant Michael Price

New Jersey Department of Corrections, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, April 19, 2000

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Michael Price

Sergeant Michael Price died after suffering a heart attack while struggling with an inmate at Garden State Youth Correctional Facility in Yardville.

He was attempting to handcuff the inmate when a struggle ensued, and they fell on the floor. Other officers and medical personnel immediately began CPR on Sergeant Price, who was transported to a local hospital. However, he was pronounced dead approximately one hour later.

Sergeant Price is survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Rest in Peace Sgt. Price. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Price Family and the NJCOC.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

January 22, 2022

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