The Lebanon Police department is mourning the loss of one of their own.
According to a post on Facebook, officer Kendle Blackburn died on December 28 due to COVID 19 complications.
They say Officer Blackburn was one of the friendliest officers on the force and one the community will miss dearly.
“Today our department is mourning the loss of Officer Kendle Blackburn after he fought a tough battle with COVID-19. Kendle was known throughout our city as the friendliest police officer anyone could ever meet. He was the example of community policing and his life touched so many others in a positive way. To be Kendle’s friend was a blessing as he was loved by everyone who knew him. Kendle’s life of dedicated service will never be forgotten.
Please join us in lifting Kendle’s family in your thoughts and prayers as they go through this very difficult time. Our department appreciates everything that was done to support Kendle while he was in the hospital. Rest in Peace Kendle. We love you brother.“