Sergeant Jeffery Robert Smith

Sergeant Jeffery Robert Smith

Berry College Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, January 29, 2021

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Jeffery Robert Smith

Sergeant Jeff Smith died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty.

Sergeant Smith had served with the Berry College Police Department for 25 years. He had previously served with the Rockmart Police Department and Floyd County Sheriff's Office for eight years. He is survived by his wife, two children, four grandchildren, and siblings.

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.

Bio

  • Age 58
  • Tour 33 years
  • Badge 23
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, January 1, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

February 20, 2021

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