Corrections Officer Joseph Parise

Corrections Officer Joseph Parise

Minnesota Department of Corrections, Minnesota

End of Watch Monday, September 24, 2018

Joseph Parise

Corrections Officer Joseph Parise suffered a suspected heart attack after responding to an incident in which an inmate assaulted another officer at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Oak Park Heights.

The inmate injured two additional officers before being subdued at about noon. Officer Parise returned to his post after the incident but collapsed a short time later. He was transported to Regions Hospital where he passed away.

Officer Parise had served with the Minnesota Department of Corrections for four years.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available


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Hope the other Officer is doing well. Condolences and prayers for the family, friends, amd colleagues of this Officer. Rest easy brother, we'll keep watch from here.

Correctional Officer Nigel Singer
Indiana Department of Correction

November 20, 2018

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