Correctional Officer Michael Donovan Teachout

Correctional Officer Michael Donovan Teachout

Iowa Department of Corrections, Iowa

End of Watch Saturday, November 28, 2020

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Michael Donovan Teachout

Correctional Officer Mike Teachout died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to the Clarinda Correctional Facility.

Officer Teachout is survived by his wife, three children, three grandchildren, mother, and siblings.

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.

Bio

  • Age 63
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Officer Teachout,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Iowa. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement than that of a Corrections Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 28, 2021

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