Sergeant Charles E. "Rob" Roberts, III

Sergeant Charles E. "Rob" Roberts, III

Glen Ridge Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Monday, May 11, 2020

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Charles E. "Rob" Roberts, III

Sergeant Rob Roberts died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak with the city government building and police headquarters.

Sergeant Roberts had served with the Glen Ridge Police Department for 20 years and was posthumously promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He is survived by his wife and three children.

Beginning 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 have died as a result of COVID-19, and continue to do so as the virus spreads across the United States.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 69

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, April 21, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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