Sergeant Dennis Roy Oliver, Jr.

Sergeant Dennis Roy Oliver, Jr.

Highland Village Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 2, 2020

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Dennis Roy Oliver, Jr.

Sergeant Dennis Oliver died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure while on duty at the Highland Village Police Department.

Sergeant Oliver had served with the Highland Village Police Department for 19 years. He is survived by his wife and 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.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 507

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, September 7, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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I am praying for your family, friends, and the entire Highland Village Police Department, during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! I will remember you with great fondness! May God bless you.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God. [Matthew 5:9];

Lt. Alicia Nors
Plano PD

January 11, 2021

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