Senior Detention Officer Alexander Reginald Pettiway

Senior Detention Officer Alexander Reginald Pettiway

Durham County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, April 25, 2020

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Alexander Reginald Pettiway

Senior Detention Officer Alexander Pettiway died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak at the Durham County Detention Center.

Officer Pettiway had served with the Durham County Sheriff's Office for 23 years. He is survived by his brother and sister.

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 55
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, April 13, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Senior Detention Officer Pettiway,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

July 11, 2020

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