Sergeant AlTerek Shaundel Patterson

Sergeant AlTerek Shaundel Patterson

Bedminster Township Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, April 12, 2020

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AlTerek Shaundel Patterson

Sergeant AlTerek Patterson died after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty.

Sergeant Patterson had served with the Bedminster Township Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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 38
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 33

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, March 30, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Thank you Sergeant Patterson for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of New Jersey. You are a true American HERO. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever rest in peace, my brother.

HEROES NEVER DIE...

Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

July 4, 2020

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