Lieutenant Loyd Ray Hamm

Lieutenant Loyd Ray Hamm

Richland Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, November 2, 2020

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Loyd Ray Hamm

Lieutenant Loyd Hamm died as a result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty.

Lieutenant Loyd had served with the Richland Parish Sheriff's Office for 17 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, three grandchildren, mother, and six siblings.

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 52
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge RP-5

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, October 9, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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December 5, 2020

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