Magnolia Police Department, North Carolina
End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021
Police Chief Donald Hall died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Chief Hall had served with the Magnolia Police Department for 12 years and had previously served with the Warsaw Police Department for 11 years and the Duplin Sheriff’s Office for two years. He is survived by his 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.