Inspector Lowery Ware, Sr.

Inspector Lowery Ware, Sr.

United States Department of Homeland Security - Federal Protective Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, July 23, 2020

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Lowery Ware, Sr.

Inspector Lowery Ware died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a confirmed exposure while on duty at the Peter Rodino Federal Building in Newark, New Jersey.

Inspector Ware was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Federal Protective Service for 18 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.

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 64
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Location New Jersey
  • Incident Date Friday, June 26, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Inspector Ware,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but also when you served with the USAF. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

A fellow DHS LEO

United States Border Patrol

July 23, 2021

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