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Outagamie County Sheriff’s Deputy hospitalized with COVID-19

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Posted at 10:20 AM, Oct 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-15 11:26:15-04

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY (NBC 26) — An Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputy has been hospitalized due to complications of COVID-19.

Dep. Channing Pompa is presently in an intensive care unit out of the area.

The sheriff's office says personnel are working to support the family. The public may see officers volunteering their time to show support to the family. A Go Fund Me page has been started to support the Pompa Family.

Dep. Pompa joined the Sheriff’s Office in 2020 after serving in the United States Air Force for 11 years. He is currently assigned to patrol the areas of the town of Buchanan and village of Combined Locks. He is also continuing his service in the United States Air Force Reserve.

The sheriff's office says out of respect for Pompa and his family’s privacy, no further details of his condition will be released.