Sheriff Pete Smith

Sheriff Pete Smith

Sumter County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, October 14, 2020

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Pete Smith

Sheriff Pete Smith died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty.

Sheriff Smith had served as the elected sheriff of Sumter County for 16 years.

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.

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  • Age 72
  • Tour 16 years
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Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

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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