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.

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 died as a result of COVID-19.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

communicable disease, COVID-19

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I was honored to have known you and worked with you. I will always remember the last conversation we had. Rest In Heaven.

Police Officer
Patton State Police Department.

October 21, 2020

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