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Christopher John Worden

In memory of
Christopher John Worden
October 6, 2007
Hay River, Northwest Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

G Division, Yellowknife and Hay River, Northwest Territories

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April 7, 1977
February 18, 2002

Cst. Worden was from Ottawa. He played football for Wilfred Laurier University’s Golden Hawks (Waterloo, Ontario) and received an Honours Bachelor of Arts in political science. Cst. Worden served in three detachments in G Division.

He was killed while on duty after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds during a foot pursuit of a fleeing suspect, on October 6, 2007, in Hay River, Northwest Territories.

He was married to Jodie and they had a daughter, Alexis. Jodie remarked that Cst. Worden often said, ”There is nothing I’d rather do. I love being a Mountie.” Cst. Worden is buried in the RCMP section of the Beechwood National Cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 219 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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