St. George Police Department, Utah
End of Watch Thursday, July 22, 2021ADD TO MY HEROES
Police Officer Adam Ashworth died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Officer Ashworth had served with the St. George Police Department for 11 years. 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.