Sergeant Charles W. Rice, Jr.

Sergeant Charles W. Rice, Jr.

Westchester County Department of Public Safety, New York

End of Watch Friday, January 9, 2009

Charles W. Rice, Jr.

Sergeant Charles Rice passed away as result of a disease he contracted from a prisoner during a transport in December 1987. The prisoner was infected with Hepatitis C, which was passed onto to Sergeant Rice.

Sergeant Rice was diagnosed with the disease in 1996 and passed away as a result on January 9, 2009.

Sergeant Rice was survived by his wife and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 32

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 3, 1987

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Sgt. Rice,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Westchester County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 9, 2019

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