Commander Donafay Collins

Commander Donafay Collins

Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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Donafay Collins

Commander Donafay Collins died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Jail Division 2 facility at 525 Clinton Street in Detroit.

Commander Collins had served with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for 30 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

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 63
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge 52

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Commander Collins,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

September 22, 2020

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