Nick Hardwick Death – The entire Bangor, ME., residents and Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office are mourning the unexpected death of the Penobscot County Jail Administrator who passed away. Nick Hardwick died following a brief illness. Nick Hardwick was surrounded by his family and loved ones at the time of his passing. Nick Hardwick was announced dead on the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office official Facebook page. “Loses tremendous member of our team. It is with a heavy heart; I share the formal death notification of Penobscot County Jail Administrator Captain Nick Hardwick.”
According to Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office, Captain Nick Hardwick was began his career with the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office as a part-time Corrections Officer in March of 2001, and transferred to full-time status in April of 2002. Nick’s passion and drive to make a difference within our office held true throughout his career. He was promoted to the rank of Corporal in July of 2010, Sergeant in February of 2018.
As he continued to work through the ranks, his vast experience and skills grew. Nick was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in in February 2019 and finally Jail Administrator in May of 2022. Capt. Hardwick’s infectious laugh and caring personality had a tremendous impact on those he worked with, the inmate population and the citizens he encountered. Along with the tremendous service to the Sheriff’s Office, Nick worked as a reserve police officer for the Town of Southwest Harbor.
“While Nick’s commitment to his service was important, nothing compared to the love he shared for his family. Nick passed away while traveling with his family on a planned vacation. Further details are being compiled and will be shared at a later time. We ask that all be respectful of Nick’s family’s privacy during this sad time. Funeral arrangements are pending and not expected to be released until early next week,:” according to Sheriff Troy Morton, Chief Deputy John Knappe
The family of Nick Hardwick has set up a GoFundMe Account to help raise money for the funeral. “In the days and weeks to come Jessie, Kadance and Drew are going to go through so much. If we can take just a little bit of the financial burden and worry of unknown expenses off of Jessie it is the least we can do. We want to show them all the love and support that Nick has showed his family, friends and community.”
Nick Hardwick Obituary and Funeral Arrangements will be Released by the Family
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