Correctional Officer Donald E. Parker

Correctional Officer Donald E. Parker

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, October 1, 2020

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Donald E. Parker

Correctional Officer Donald Parker died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Neal Unit in Potter County, Texas.

Officer Parker had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for nine years and was assigned as a Food Service Manager. He is survived by two sons.

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 73
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, September 24, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers.

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

December 5, 2020

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