Sergeant David Lynn Schmidt

Sergeant David Lynn Schmidt

Seagoville Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, December 23, 2020

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David Lynn Schmidt

Sergeant David Schmidt died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty at the Seagoville Police Department.

Sergeant Schmidt had served with the Seagoville Police Department for 15 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and three brothers.

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 48
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 159

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Wednesday, December 9, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Sergeant Schmidt.

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

January 12, 2021

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