Sergeant Eric John Twisdale

Sergeant Eric John Twisdale

Clay County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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Eric John Twisdale

Sergeant Eric Twisdale died after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure at the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

Sergeant Twisdale had served with the Clay County Sheriff's Office for 22 years and had previously served with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

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 25 years
  • Badge 6112

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Wednesday, August 19, 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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