Detective Irving Gene Callender, III

Detective Irving Gene Callender, III

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Saturday, August 22, 2020

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Irving Gene Callender, III

Detective Irving Callender died as a result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty.

Detective Callender had served with the Newark Police Department for 15 years and was assigned to the Executive Protection Unit. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and niece whom he raised.

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 43
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

communicable disease, COVID-19

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