Correctional Officer Robert K. Barchey

Correctional Officer Robert K. Barchey

Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, November 15, 1993

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Robert K. Barchey

Correctional Officer Robert Barchey was killed when the bus he was riding in was struck head-on by a tractor-trailer that had jack-knifed near the junction of Arizona 87 and Arizona 287.

He was transporting a prisoner when the accident occurred. The truck driver was also killed and all 22 inmates aboard the bus were injured in the crash. Another correctional officer who was driving the busy suffered critical injuries that resulted in one of his legs being amputated.

Officer Barchey was survived by his son and parents.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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We are looking for all family survivors from Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, Florence Arizona. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office holds an annual memorial service the first Thursday in May, and we would like to mail surviving family invitations to be able to view the service via live scan or in person. Please contact me at Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.

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September 2, 2016

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