Police Officer Jason Michael Belton

Police Officer Jason Michael Belton

Erie Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Jason Michael Belton

Police Officer Jason Belton died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty when he came into contact with a positive COVID-19 at the UPMC Harmot at 201 State Street in Erie.

Officer Belton was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Erie Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his two daughters.

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 47
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 385
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, October 7, 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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