1 police department loses 2 officers to COVID-19 within days

Two officers with the Aurora Police Department in Illinois—both 51 years old—have died of COVID-19 within days of each other.

1/22/2022 10:50:00 AM

Two officers with the Aurora Police Department in Illinois—both 51 years old—have died of COVID-19 within days of each other.

Two officers with the Aurora Police Department in Illinois -- both 51 years old -- have died of COVID-19 within days of each other.

"Officer Shields served with dedication, loyalty, and honorable police service to the City of Aurora for more than 16 years," the department said.Shields, an Illinois native, worked as a reporter before becoming a police officer, according to his obituary.

He's survived by his wife, children and grandchildren.Just days later, on Jan. 19, Aurora Police Sgt. Ken Thurman died of COVID-19, the department said.Thurman served 22 years with the Aurora Police Department, including in the Community Oriented Policing unit which helps the community form strong relationships with police, the department said.

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Aurora police officer Brian Shields died of COVID-19 on Jan. 11. "Officer Shields served with dedication, loyalty, and honorable police service to the City of Aurora for more than 16 years," the department said. Shields, an Illinois native, worked as a reporter before becoming a police officer, according to his obituary. He's survived by his wife, children and grandchildren. Just days later, on Jan. 19, Aurora Police Sgt. Ken Thurman died of COVID-19, the department said. Thurman served 22 years with the Aurora Police Department, including in the Community Oriented Policing unit which helps the community form strong relationships with police, the department said. He also helped lead the implementation of new body cameras and dash cameras, the department said. "Sgt. Thurman was known throughout the department and the community as one who always put others before self," the department said. "This has been an extremely difficult few weeks for the men and women of the Aurora Police Department,” Aurora Police Chief Keith Cross said in a statement."Our entire department is mourning; please keep our APD family in your thoughts and prayers." It's not clear if the officers were vaccinated.