Police Officer Arturo Villegas

Police Officer Arturo Villegas

Alamo Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, January 10, 2021

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Arturo Villegas

Police Officer Art Villegas died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty.

Officer Villegas had served with the Alamo Police Department for two years. He had previously served with the Lyons Police Department and Oak Park Police Department for 19 years. He is survived by his six children, sister, 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 59
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Alamo 3

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, December 21, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the Children of God"

We commit this Officer into the hands of our Lord. May the Officer's loved ones find peace in the life led, honor in their Officer's performance and choice of profession, and profound happiness upon being reunited in the future.

God Bless all who answer the Call.

Rusty Featherstone
Deputy Director (Ret.)
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI)

July 28, 2021

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