Investigator Donald K. Sumner

Investigator Donald K. Sumner

Patton State Hospital Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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Donald K. Sumner

Investigator Donald Sumner died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and patients at the facility.

Investigator Sumner was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Patton State Hospital Police Department for 19 years. He is survived by his wife and seven children.

Beginning in early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders have died as a result of COVID-19, and continue to do so as the virus spreads across the United States.

Bio

  • Age 65
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 426
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

communicable disease, COVID-19

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It was an honor working with you sir.

Det. Camacho
CA. Dept of Insurance

February 26, 2021

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