Officer Ching Kok "CK" Yan

Officer Ching Kok "CK" Yan

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, May 16, 2020

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Ching Kok "CK" Yan

Officer CK Yan died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the International Mail Facility at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, New York.

Officer Yan had served with the United States Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.

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 54
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Location New York
  • Incident Date Wednesday, April 22, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

May 16, 2021

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