Master Corporal Norman Odie Daye, Jr.

Master Corporal Norman Odie Daye, Jr.

Guilford County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, December 12, 2020

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Norman Odie Daye, Jr.

Master Corporal Norman Daye died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty.

Master Corporal Daye had served with the Guilford County Sheriff's Office for 16 years and was assigned to the Warrant Squad. He had previously served with the Orange County Sheriff's Office. He is survived by his parents, brother, sister, and step-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.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Master Corporal Norman Daye on their loss. May our Lord give you all the strength and comfort needed during this difficult time. Thank you Master Corporal Norman Daye for your dedication and service to your community. Rest in peace.

CBP Officer(retired) Luis Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

January 15, 2021

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