Correctional Officer Donald Eugene Parker

Correctional Officer Donald Eugene Parker

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, October 1, 2020

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Donald Eugene 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, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.

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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