Correctional Officer Berisford Anthony Morse

Correctional Officer Berisford Anthony Morse

Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington

End of Watch Sunday, May 17, 2020

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Berisford Anthony Morse

Correctional Officer Berisford Morse died after contracting COVID-19 through a confirmed exposure to an inmate during an outbreak at the Monroe Correctional Complex’s minimum security unit.

Officer Morse had served with the Washington State Department of Corrections for 17 years.

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 65
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, April 24, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Corrections Officer Berisford A. Morse. Please know we are eternally grateful for Berisford’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Corrections Officer Morse, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Washington State Department of Corrections Olympia, Washington for Berisford’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Corrections Officer Morse’s Family.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.

Respectfully,

Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]
214-908-2617

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

September 4, 2020

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