Robertsdale Police Department, Alabama
End of Watch Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Corrections Officer Maurice Jackson died from complications of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Officer Jackson served with the Robertsdale Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and two 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.