Deputy Sheriff Dustin Kyle Speckels

Deputy Sheriff Dustin Kyle Speckels

Hays County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, May 30, 2021

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Dustin Kyle Speckels

Deputy Sheriff Dustin Speckels died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while assigned to the Hays County Narcotics Task Force.

Deputy Speckels had served with the Hays County Sheriff's Office for almost 13 years and had previously served with the San Angelo Police Department for two years. His survived by his wife and two children.

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.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 5229

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19


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I would like to extend my sympathy to the family and friends of Deputy Speckels. I am truly sorry for your loss. Deputy Speckels service and sacrifice for the people of Texas will be remembered. I am praying for your comfort and peace.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

June 16, 2021

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