Sergeant LaShonda Owens

Sergeant LaShonda Owens

Northampton County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, March 18, 2021

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LaShonda Owens

Sergeant LaShonda Owens died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty at the Northampton County Jail.

Sergeant Owens had served with the Northampton County Sheriff's Office for 4-1/2 years. She is survived by her two children.

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 41
  • Tour 4 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, January 8, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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