Correctional Lieutenant III Anthony Lynn Hardie

Correctional Lieutenant III Anthony Lynn Hardie

North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, February 6, 2021

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Anthony Lynn Hardie

Correctional Lieutenant III Anthony Hardie died as the result of complications from contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to the Tabor Correctional Institutional in Tabor City, North Carolina.

Lieutenant Hardie was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and 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 48
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, February 1, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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I would like to extend my condolences to the family and friends of Lieutenant Hardie. I am so sorry for your loss Lieutenant Hardie’s Service and sacrifice will not be forgotten. I am praying for you.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

August 13, 2021

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