Detention Officer Dwight Eugene Willis

Detention Officer Dwight Eugene Willis

Greene County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, November 22, 2020

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Dwight Eugene Willis

Detention Officer Dwight Willis died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Greene County Jail.

Detention Officer Willis had served with the Greene County Sheriff's Office for 19 years. He is survived by his wife.

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 56
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 167

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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My condolences go out to your family, friends and the members of the Greene County Sheriff's Office during this most difficult time.
Rest In Peace my Brother in BLUE.
Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Officer Janet Sanchez
F.O.P member Yuma Lodge #24
Yuma Police Department

December 7, 2020

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