Police Officer Kurt Enget died as the result of complications from contracting COVID-19 while on duty.
Officer Enget had served with the Bainbridge Island Police Department for three years and had previously served with the Suquamish for 12 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, and two grandchildren.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.