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, 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 have died as a result of COVID-19, and continue to do so as the virus spreads across the United States.


  • 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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