Correctional Officer Max M. Hinckley

Correctional Officer Max M. Hinckley

Michigan Department of Corrections, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, March 31, 1967

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Max M. Hinckley

Correctional Officer Hinckley and Correctional Officer Joe Crater were killed while inside the arsenal at the State Prison of Southern Michigan when a mysterious explosion occurred.

A total of 80 percent of the facility's arsenal, including guns, tear gas, ammunition, and radios, were lost.


  • Age 57
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Incident Details

  • Cause Explosion


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Rest in peace Correctional Officer Hinckley.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 16, 2021

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