Captain Jeffery Wade Sewell

Captain Jeffery Wade Sewell

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, September 26, 2020

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Jeffery Wade Sewell

Captain Jeff Sewell died as the result of complications after contracted COVID-19 while on duty.

Captain Sewell had served with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol for 32 years and was assigned to the Officers Assistance Program. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and five grandchildren.

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 58
  • Tour 32 years
  • Badge 26

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 5, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Jeff was a great friend and Trooper. He was a Christian so I know he is resting in the arms of God...

Retired LT. Jim Lyon
Oklahoma Highway Patrol

March 8, 2021

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