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Oakland Police Officer Jordan Wingate Funeral Held

Oakland Police Officer Jordan Wingate funeral held six years after officer critically injured in the line of duty.

Funeral held for fallen Oakland Officer Jordan Wingate.

Oakland Police Officer Jordan Wingate Funeral Held. Credit OPD

Oakland Police Officer Jordan Wingate died nearly six years after he was critically injured in a crash while on duty. Hearts were heavy at Friday’s memorial service where the fallen officer was escorted by a police motorcade to 3Crosses Church in Castro Valley.

Oakland Police Department Press Release Re: Fallen Oakland Officer Jordan Wingate

For Immediate Release: April 20, 2024

OPD News:

In Loving Memory of Officer Jordan Wingate

It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of Officer Jordan Wingate, a dedicated public servant, and a cherished member of the Oakland community.

Officer Wingate passed away this morning after valiantly battling injuries sustained in a vehicle collision while on duty on August 13, 2018. He was surrounded by his family, including retired OPD Captain Randell Wingate when he passed.

Officer Wingate was born on May 19, 1995, in Walnut Creek, California. Officer Wingate began his public service career as an Oakland Police Cadet in 2013. He later graduated from the 176th Basic Academy on May 5, 2017. In 2018,

Officer Wingate was awarded “Rookie of the Year” by the Oakland Police Officers Association.

Officer Wingate was assigned to patrol before medically retiring in March 2020.

Those who knew Officer Wingate described him as a hard worker who always had a smile on his face.

Officer Wingate’s dedication to duty and commitment to serving our community exemplified the highest ideals of law enforcement. His passing leaves a void in the hearts of those who knew him, the Oakland Police Department family, the city of Oakland, and the law enforcement community.

Officer Wingate was a true hero who dedicated his life to making our community safer.

Officer Wingate is the 55th Oakland Police Officer killed in the line of duty while serving the residents of Oakland.

Please be respectful to the family and the members of our Department as we grieve the loss of our officer.

Details of Officer Jordan Wingate’s services will be shared once arrangements are finalized.

Source: KTVU FOX 2 San Francisco

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