Sergeant Eric Scherr

Sergeant Eric Scherr

Aurora Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, August 30, 2021

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Eric Scherr

Sergeant Eric Scherr died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while serving at the District Two Police Station at 6 Abilene Street in Aurora.

Sergent Scherr had served with the Aurora Police Department for 21 years and had previously served four years with the Colorado State Patrol. He is survived by his wife and three 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.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 00-8

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, August 13, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest in peace Sergeant Scherr.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 9, 2022

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