Sergeant Alvis Joseph West, III

Sergeant Alvis Joseph West, III

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, April 3, 2020

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Alvis Joseph West, III

Sergeant Al West died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Sergeant West was a United States Army National Guard veteran. He had served with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office for 32 years. Sergeant West is survived by his wife, son, and three grandchildren.


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 68
  • Tour 32 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Most merciful God, You hold each of us dear to Your heart. Hold all those law enforcement officers and their families, who are afflicted or affected by the COVID-19 Virus, in Your loving arms and tenderly draw them into Your life, together with all others who are living with the COVID-19 Virus. Assure them that they are not alone, and give them courage and faith for all that is to come. Strengthen those who care for them and treat them, and guide those who do research. Forgive those who have judged harshly, and enlighten those who live in prejudice or fear. Nourish those who have lost sight of You, and heal the spirits of those who are broken. We pray this in the mighty and holy name of Jesus Christ, who suffered and died, and then rose from the dead to lead us into new life, now and forever. In Christ Jesus, I pray. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DDiv, MSBS, CCC, NCCA
Christian Harvest Church Outreach Minister
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department

November 2, 2021

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