Chief of Police Tony Jordan died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty.
Chief Jordan had served with the Middleburg Borough Police Department for 40 years. He is survived by his fiancee.
Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.