Deputy Sheriff Richard Treadwell

Deputy Sheriff Richard Treadwell

Dane County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, August 22, 2020

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Richard Treadwell

Deputy Sheriff Rick Treadwell died as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty.

Deputy Treadwell had served with the Dane County Sheriff's Office for 25 years and was assigned to the Dane County Law Enforcement Training Center. He is survived by his wife and three 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 61
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Thank you Deputy Treadwell for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Wisconsin. You are a true American HERO. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever rest in peace, my brother.

HEROES NEVER DIE...

Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

September 27, 2020

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