Sergeant Christopher Mortensen

Sergeant Christopher Mortensen

Wilkes-Barre Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, December 27, 2021

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Christopher Mortensen

Sergeant Christopher Mortensen died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Sergeant Mortensen had served with the Wilkes-Barre Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his wife 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 45
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 625

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, November 15, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

January 18, 2022

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