Deputy Sheriff James Morgan

Deputy Sheriff James Morgan

Baxter County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, August 5, 2021

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James Morgan

Deputy Sheriff James Morgan died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty.

Deputy Morgan had served with the Baxter County Sheriff's Office for nine years. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, and two granddaughters.

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 46
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 24

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 15, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff James Morgan and thank you for your service.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis R Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

November 2, 2021

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