Corrections Deputy Lakiesha Tucker

Corrections Deputy Lakiesha Tucker

Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021

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Lakiesha Tucker

Corrections Deputy Lakiesha Tucker died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Shelby County Jail at 201 Poplar Avenue in Memphis.

Deputy Tucker had served with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office for 16 years. She is survived by her daughter, mother and brother.

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 42
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge S7646

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, August 17, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Baltimore City Fire Department

November 14, 2021

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