Sergeant Michael W. Clegg

Sergeant Michael W. Clegg

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, May 10, 2020

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Michael W. Clegg

Sergeant Michael Clegg died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of an exposure while on duty.

Sergeant Clegg had served with the Newark Police Department for 27 years and was assigned to the 1st Precinct. He is survived by his mother and sister.

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 53
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

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 family. Rest in peace always.

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

May 10, 2021

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