COVID Biggest Cause of Police Deaths This Year
Col. Patrick Callahan, superintendent of the NJPD, West Trenton, NJ.
Lt. Col. Geoffrey Noble, deputy superintendent of the NJPD, West Trenton, NJ.
Sheriff David Mahoney, Dane Country, WI; president, National Sheriffs’ Association.
Sgt. Randy Huserick, public affairs, Seattle, WA, Police Department.
Seth Hoffman, public affairs, Howard County, MD, Police Department
National Police Foundation: “Coronavirus Resources for Law Enforcement,” “COVID-19 Law Enforcement Impact Dashboard.”
Officer Down Memorial Page: “Honoring Officers Killed in 2020.”
New York Times: “Coronavirus Devastates Detroit Police, From the Chief on Down,” “Virus’s Toll on N.Y. Police: 1 in 6 Officers Is Out Sick.”
NBC News: “Local police departments find help in unexpected places amid coronavirus.”
CDC: “FAQs for Law Enforcement. Are there additional precautions law enforcement should take when handling death investigations?”
Vera Institute of Justice: “Law enforcement best practices can halt the spread of COVID-19 by keeping people out of jail.”