Deputy Sheriff Roger A. Mitchell

Deputy Sheriff Roger A. Mitchell

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, August 24, 2021

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Roger A. Mitchell

Deputy Sheriff Roger Mitchell died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Transportations Division.

Deputy Mitchell served with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office for eight years. He is survived by his wife and one child.

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 67
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Saturday, July 31, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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I hate to hear this..I met this man at Sullivan co jail..super laid back and was just by the book and done his job..never treated me as an inmate but always as a man..thank u sir

Allen G Begley

January 21, 2022

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