Sergeant Parnell L. Guyton

Sergeant Parnell L. Guyton

University of Alabama at Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, July 31, 2020

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Parnell L. Guyton

Sergeant Parnell Guyton died after contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty.

Sergeant Guyton had served with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Police Department for 16 years. He is survived by his wife and son.

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 47
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, March 27, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Officer Guyton, thank you for your service to the academic community and the community as a whole. You are in my prayers as are those who personally feel the pain of your passing.

God Bless, Brother and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

January 21, 2021

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