Detective Jose Cruz Mora

Detective Jose Cruz Mora

Fresno County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Monday, September 7, 2020

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Jose Cruz Mora

Detective Jose Mora died after contracting COVID-19 while transporting a homicide suspect back to Fresno County from Oklahoma.

Detective Mora had served with the Fresno County Sheriff's Office for 16 years and had previously served with the Firebaugh Police Department for four 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 44
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 590

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, August 17, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19, extradition, transport

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β€œThe Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” ’
Numbers 6:24-26

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