Deputy Sheriff Jeff Hopkins

Deputy Sheriff Jeff Hopkins

El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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Jeff Hopkins

Deputy Sheriff Jeff Hopkins died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center. He was serving at the jail's intake when he had confirmed exposure to other employees who were symptomatic and later confirmed to have COVID-19.

Deputy Hopkins had served with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and parents.

In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Deputy Hopkins, thank you for your service to the people of El Paso County and to the State of Colorado. May your blood & blue family, and friends be comforted in the aftermath of your loss, and may God grant you eternal rest, and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Sgt. K. Moreland
Arapahoe Community College (Ret. LAPD)

September 30, 2020

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