Corrections Officer Joseph Parise
Minnesota Department of Corrections, Minnesota|
End of Watch Monday, September 24, 2018
Tour 4 years
Badge Not available
Cause Heart attack
Offender Not available
Corrections Officer Joseph Parise suffered a fatal 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.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Commissioner Tom Roy
Minnesota Department of Corrections
1450 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: (651) 361-7200