Deputy Sheriff Michael Queeney

Deputy Sheriff Michael Queeney

Will County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, January 8, 2022

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Michael Queeney

Deputy Sheriff Mike Queeney died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to Civil Process at the Will County Courthouse at 100 West Jefferson Street in Joliet.

Deputy Queeney had served with the Will County Sheriff's Office for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and five 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 48
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 1631

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, December 27, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19


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Rest In Peace Mike, I remember when you started as student security at Lewis and watched as you took that job and it evolved into a career. You were a good man and a fine police officer. I will always remember your larger than life smile.

Lt. Dan Mullin (retired)
Lockport Police Dept,

January 24, 2022

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