Sergeant Nelson Kai Ng

Sergeant Nelson Kai Ng

Ellensburg Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Friday, August 15, 2008

Nelson Kai Ng

Sergeant Nelson Ng died after contracting hantavirus pulmonary syndrome as a result of infected mouse droppings at the department training center. Sergeant Ng was the agency's training officer and spent a significant amount of time at the training center.

Health inspectors searched Sergeant Ng's home, his parents' home, and the department training center for traces of the virus and only found it present at the training center.

Sergeant Ng had served with the agency for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 113

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

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I only found out about this today. I had the pleasure of going through reserve with Nelson and working for EPD-Reserve. He always was funny and was a good cop.

Ofc. Terry Snead
Palouse PD, Palouse, WA

February 9, 2018

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