Lieutenant Christopher Michael Cunningham, Sr.

Lieutenant Christopher Michael Cunningham, Sr.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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Christopher Michael Cunningham, Sr.

Lieutenant Chris Cunningham died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a confirmed exposure while on duty.

Lieutenant Cunningham was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, five children, and three grandchildren.

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 48
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 7687
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 2, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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On behalf of the Jacksonville Brotherhood of Police Officers, we are grateful for your service and sacrifice. We miss you terribly every day. Your legacy lives on three those who you mentored and supervised. We will never forget you LT!

Retired Officer J.J. Dixon
Jacksonville Sheriffs Office

September 17, 2021

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