Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor
Brian Fischer, Commissioner (DOCS)

January 28, 2011

Correctional Services Statement of Condolence

Correctional Services Commissioner Brian Fischer extends his profound sadness and heartfelt condolences to the family of Eastern Correction Officer Casimiro Pomales on the news of his death.

Officer Pomales died following an on-the-job vehicle accident this afternoon.

"I encourage the community and our colleagues to remember our friendship with Officer Pomales and to always remember the tough challenges each employee faces," Commissioner Fischer said.