ADC Remembers Robert Barchey

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Correctional Officer Robert Barchey, an employee at the State Prison Complex in Phoenix, was forty-six when he was killed on November 15, 1993.

Barchey was transporting inmates when a semi-trailer collided into the bus throwing Barchey out of the cab. He died at the scene.

Robert Barchey was an honored employee. In 1988, he was returning from an overnight transport when he saw two people wrestling on the side of the road. He stopped and assisted a sheriff's deputy in containing a violent prisoner.

He received the Meritorious Service Award for his excellent service to the Department.

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