Corrections Officer Casimiro Maximino Pomales

Corrections Officer Casimiro Maximino Pomales

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

End of Watch Friday, January 28, 2011

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Casimiro Maximino Pomales

Corrections Officer Casimiro Pomales was killed in an automobile accident as he and another officer transported an inmate to a medical appointment.

Officer Pomales was driving a prison van on the New York State Thruway, near Ulster, when it was sideswiped by another car. The impact caused the van to overturn. Officer Pomales, the other officer, and the inmate were transported to Kingston Hospital where Officer Pomales was pronounced dead.

Officer Pomales had served with the New York State Department of Correctional Services for over 22 years and was assigned to the Eastern Correctional Facility. He is survived by his wife and several grown children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 22 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Officer Pomales,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of New York. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement than that of a Corrections Officer.


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