02-01-2012, 08:12 PM #1
Correctional Officer Tracy Hardin-NV Department of Corrections
Correctional Officer Tracy Hardin
Nevada Department of Corrections, Nevada
EOW: Friday, January 20, 2012
Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: Not available
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heart attack
Incident Date: Friday, December 23, 2011
Suspect: Not available
Correctional Officer Tracy Hardin died as the result of an injury suffered while struggling with an inmate at the High Desert State Prison.
Officer Hardin was speaking to the inmate about disciplinary issues when the inmate assaulted him. During the ensuing struggle Officer Hardin injured his ankle.
On January 20th, 2012, Officer Hardin was leaving the prison following his shift when he suddenly pulled into a pulloff outside of the employee parking lot. Seeing this, other officers immediately went to check on him and discovered he wasn't breathing. They immediately initiated CPR but were unable to revive him.
It was determined that a blood clot broke free from the injured ankle and caused him to suffer a fatal heart attack.
Officer Hardin had served with the Nevada Department of Corrections for five years.
RIP Officer Hardin
02-01-2012, 11:20 PM #2
- Join Date
- Sep 2011
- Sebastian, Florida
Wow, truly sad... RIPAll of our dreams can come true -- if we have the courage to pursue them.
02-02-2012, 10:03 PM #3
That certainly sounds like an unusual way to go. But I think it illustrates how a line of duty death can take many forms, everything we do on the inside or the outside can be dangerous. My thoughts are with his family and department, RIP.
02-02-2012, 10:53 PM #4
Wow.........................Rest in Peace
02-03-2012, 11:53 AM #5
R.I.P. Officer Hardin.The only person you are Destined to become is the person you Decide to be