DATE:  March 02, 2023
SUBJECT:  Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office Announces the Death of Deputy Asson Hacker
CONTACT:  Sheriff Noah Robinson
AUTHORITY:  Sheriff Noah Robinson

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of 33-year-old Sheriff’s Deputy Asson Hacker, who died the afternoon of Thursday, March 02, 2023.

Deputy Hacker was participating in training when he fell ill and was rushed to Deaconess Midtown hospital by the Evansville Police Department. Despite the heroic lifesaving efforts of Deaconess staff, Deputy Hacker never regained consciousness.

Deputy Hacker joined the Sheriff’s Office in December of 2022 and was completing his tier one basic training. He leaves behind a wife and three young children.

Please keep the Hacker family in your thoughts and prayers.

Additional details will be released in the coming days. We ask for patience during this difficult period for our Office.

The support of our friends at the Evansville Police Department, the Indiana State Police, Deaconess Hospital Police, the Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office, the Fraternal Order of Police, the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association, and Southwestern Behavioral Healthcare has been overwhelming and greatly appreciated.