Sergeant Mark R. Eckenrode

Sergeant Mark R. Eckenrode

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Monday, April 6, 2020

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Mark R. Eckenrode

Sergeant Mark Eckenrode died as the result of side effects of a surgery he had received in 2019 following a line of duty injury.

He suffered several blood clot events in the months following the surgery. On April 6th, 2020, he experienced symptoms consistent with the previous blood clots and collapsed. He was transported to George Washington University Hospital where he passed away.

Sergeant Eckenrode had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 23 years and was assigned to the District of Columbia Superior Court. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

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Sergeant Eckenrode,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 14, 2021

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