Deputy Sheriff Ross Dixon

Deputy Sheriff Ross Dixon

Cambria County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, February 9, 2021

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Ross Dixon

Deputy Sheriff Ross Dixon died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty at the Cambria County Courthouse.

Deputy Dixon had served with the Cambria County Sheriff's Office for 35 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.

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 68
  • Tour 35 years
  • Badge 41

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, January 18, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers.

Frank J. Corasaniti II, Retired Fire Lt.
Baltimore City Fire Department

June 17, 2021

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