3/17/2017 - 3.17.17 - Ofc. Nancy Nichols Memorial Post

Officer Nancy Ellen Nichols
Naugatuck Police Department

End of Watch: Sunday, March 17, 1991
Badge Number: PL15 (Retired In Her Honor)
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Officer Nichols was killed when she was struck by a car after stopping to help a fellow officer. The first female officer hired by the Naugatuck Police Department, Officer Nichols was also the first female officer in Connecticut to die in the line of duty. Officer Nichols was 34 years old and is survived by her son.

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