Deputy Sheriff Jeffrey Christopher Hopkins

Deputy Sheriff Jeffrey Christopher Hopkins

El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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Jeffrey Christopher 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.

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 41
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 01070

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

communicable disease, COVID-19

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On behalf of Alabama Concerns of Police Survivors, we offer our heart felt condolences for your family.

Cindy Hatcher
President of the Alabama chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors

June 14, 2021

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