Police Officer Kurtis James Enget

Police Officer Kurtis James Enget

Bainbridge Island Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Friday, April 10, 2020

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Kurtis James Enget

Police Officer Kurt Enget died as the result of complications from contracting COVID-19 while on duty.

Officer Enget had served with the Bainbridge Island Police Department for three years and had previously served with the Suquamish for 12 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, and two 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.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 824

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Officer Enget,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bainbridge Island. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 10, 2021

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