One of our brothers in blue, Police Detective Kurtis Vogel, Virginia Beach, Local 34, I.U.P.A., has been battling stage four colon and liver cancer since his diagnosis in May of 2021. He is assigned to narcotics in Special Investigations. He was a great patrol officer, moving quickly up the ranks to Master Police Officer on a Crime Suppression Unit, ultimately to detective.
Kurtis is an Army Infantry Veteran and an actively serving Virginia Beach Police Officer. Kurtis is married and a father of two young children. There is a Gofundme page where you can offer assistance to Kurtis and his family.