Lieutenant Hasain El-Amin

Lieutenant Hasain El-Amin

Arkansas State Hospital Department of Public Safety, Arkansas

End of Watch Monday, January 25, 2021

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Hasain El-Amin

Lieutenant Hasain El-Amin died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while working at the Arkansas State Hospital Police at 305 South Palm Street in Little Rock.

Lieutenant El-Amin had served with the Arkansas State Hospital Department of Public Safety for 10 years and had previously served with the Little Rock Police Department and Shorter College Police Department. He is survived by his wife and three children.


The Effects of COVID on Law Enforcement

Beginning in early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country began to contract COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Due to the nature of their job, law enforcement officers were required to work and interact with the community even as the majority of the country was self-quarantined. As a result, hundreds of officers died from COVID-related illnesses and other complications.

Corrections agencies, in particular, suffered tremendous losses due to the constant and close proximity between the corrections officers and large inmate populations. Since March 2020, ODMP has verified that over 600 law enforcement officers have died as the result of a confirmed or presumed exposure while on duty and continues to work with hundreds of other agencies that have suffered a COVID-related death.

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Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Lt. El-Amin,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Akansas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 25, 2022

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