Sergeant Shane Owens

Sergeant Shane Owens

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, March 27, 2021

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Shane Owens

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

Sergeant Owens had served with the Broward County Sheriff's Office for 30 years.

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 48
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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