Deputy Sheriff Joseph Brandon Gore

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Brandon Gore

Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, April 3, 2021

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Joseph Brandon Gore

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Gore died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty at the Brunswick County Animal Control Shelter.

Deputy Gore had served with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office for almost four years and was assigned to Animal Protective Services. He is survived by his parents and two sisters.

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 30
  • Tour 3 years, 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, February 25, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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