Deputy Sheriff John Edward Moon

Deputy Sheriff John Edward Moon

Waller County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, November 3, 2021

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John Edward Moon

Deputy Sheriff John Moon died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while guarding on a COVID-19 positive inmate at the Tomball Regional Medical Center at 605 Holderrieth Boulevard.

Deputy Moon had served with the Waller County Sheriff's Office for 23 years. He is survived by his mother and son.

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 48
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge 576

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, October 25, 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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Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

December 3, 2021

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