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Secretary of Corrections John E. Wetzel
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
1920 Technology Parkway
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Phone: (717) 728-4109
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Sergeant Mark Baserman was assaulted by an inmate on February 15, 2018. The inmate punched and beat Sergeant Baserman while he was on the ground. A second officer responded to assist and was also attacked by the inmate. Sergeant Baserman was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on February 26, 2018. Sergeant Baserman is the first officer fatality from the state of Pennsylvania.