Correctional Officer Berisford Anthony MorseRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington
End of Watch Sunday, May 17, 2020
Tour 17 years
Incident Date Friday, April 24, 2020
Correctional Officer Berisford Morse died after contracting COVID-19 through a confirmed exposure to an inmate during an outbreak at the Monroe Correctional Complex’s minimum security unit.
Officer Morse had served with the Washington State Department of Corrections for 17 years.
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.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.