Corporal Michael Ambrosino

Corporal Michael Ambrosino

Horry County Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, August 19, 2020

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Michael Ambrosino

Corporal Michael Ambrosino died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure while on duty.

Corporal Ambrosino had served with the Horry County Police Department for seven years and had served in law enforcement for 36 years. He had previously served as a law enforcement in New York state with the New York State Department of Corrections, Philmont Police Department, and Coxsackie Police Department. He is survived by his wife.

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 58
  • Tour 36 years
  • Badge 479

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 19, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Corporal Michael Ambrosino and the extended law enforcement family of the Horry County Police Department, South Carolina.


End of Watch Thursday, August 19, 2020.


Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

September 17, 2020

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