Police Officer Ty Alan Powell

Police Officer Ty Alan Powell

Windsor Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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Ty Alan Powell

Police Officer Ty Powell died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Officer Powell was a United States Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Windsor Police Department for 19 years. He had previously served with the Mesa County Sheriff's Office for one year and the Jackson County Sheriff's Office for one year. 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 53
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 958
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 21, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
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"Semper Fi"

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

December 3, 2021

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