Officer Nancy Ellen Nichols

Officer Nancy Ellen Nichols

Naugatuck Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Sunday, March 17, 1991

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Nancy Ellen Nichols

Officer Nancy Nichols was killed when she was struck by a car after stopping to help a fellow officer.

The first female officer hired by the Naugatuck Police Department, Officer Nichols was also the first female officer in Connecticut to die in the line of duty. Officer Nichols is survived by her son.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Thirty years since that tragic Sunday morning. Rest peacefully sister. You will live in our hearts forever.

Unit Leader Walt Dambowsky

March 17, 2021

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