Sergeant Clifford Willie Martin, Sr.

Sergeant Clifford Willie Martin, Sr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, April 10, 2020

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Clifford Willie Martin, Sr.

Sergeant Clifford Martin died as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty.

Sergeant Martin had served with the Chicago Police Department for 25 years and was assigned to Unit 610 - Bureau of Detectives - Area Central. He is survived by his wife and three children.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 1456

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, March 20, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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