Deputy Sheriff Jack Edward Gwynes

Deputy Sheriff Jack Edward Gwynes

Nassau County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, February 3, 2021

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Jack Edward Gwynes

Deputy Sheriff Jack Gwynes died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to the Nassau County Courthouse.

Deputy Gwynes had served with the Nassau County Sheriff's Office for 26 years. He is survived by his wife, two children, and six grandchildren.

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 61
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge 1382

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Wednesday, December 30, 2020

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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