Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Deputy Sheriff Asson Hacker died while participating in basic recruit training at the Southwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Evansville.
He felt ill during a physical tactics training exercise, became unresponsive and was transported to Deaconess Midtown Hospital where he never regained consciousness.
Deputy Sheriff Hacker is survived by his wife, Kourtney (née Crockett); sons, Kendrick, Kyrie, Kayden Hacker and Jayvin Hout; parents, Paul Hacker and Wanda LaLonde; brothers, Joshua Massop, Lij Hacker and Justice Hacker; and sisters, Niya (Ivan) Sosa and Alexis Hacker.
• Deputy Sheriff Hacker is the first of two Indiana line of duty deaths in 2023.