Correctional Officer Edwin J. Fisher

Correctional Officer Edwin J. Fisher

Utah Department of Corrections, Utah

End of Watch Wednesday, June 1, 1955

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Edwin J. Fisher

Officer Fisher was stabbed to death when he confronted an inmate in the prison's boiler room. The suspect stabbed Officer Fisher using a knife he had stolen from the prison's kitchen.

The suspect immediately surrendered to other officers and was sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Fisher was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

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

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Rest in peace Correctional Officer Fisher.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 19, 2022

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