Deputy Sheriff Christopher Broadhead

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Broadhead

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Monday, August 23, 2021

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Christopher Broadhead

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Broadhead died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Deputy Sheriff Broadhead served with the Polk County Sheriff's Office for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and five 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.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 7473

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 27, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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