Bernice Police Department mourns the loss of an officer

BERNICE, Okla. – The Bernice, Oklahoma Police Department announced it lost one of its own. Officer Matt North passed away Saturday morning after suffering chest pains.

Matt North

Officer Matt North

According to a Facebook post from the department, Officer North began suffering chest pains after he finished his shift Friday. He sought medical attention and was discharged from the hospital later that night. North returned to the hospital the next morning where he was pronounced dead.

The Bernice Police Department is asking people keep the North family “in your prayers at this time of loss and grief.”


It is with the deepest of sadness and disbelief that I write this post today. Bernice Police Department lost one of its…

Posted by Bernice OK Police Department on Saturday, March 20, 2021