Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana
End of Watch Thursday, March 2, 2023
Deputy Sheriff Asson Hacker died as the result of exertional sickling and sickle cell trait while participating in defensive tactics training at the Southwestern Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Evansville.
He began to feel ill while undergoing the training and was transported to a local hospital where he passed away.
Deputy Hacker had only served with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office for several months. He is survived by his wife, four sons, parents, three brothers, and two sisters.