Police Officer Michael Weiskopf

Police Officer Michael Weiskopf

St. Petersburg Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, August 27, 2021

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Michael Weiskopf

Police Officer Michael Weiskopf died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Officer Weiskopf had served with the St. Petersburg Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his wife.

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 52
  • Tour 17 years, 11 months
  • Badge 35836

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Saturday, July 24, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Sheriff Brad Swain, along with the deputies & staff of MCSO, offer our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to the family of your fallen Officer, Michael Weiskopf.
May the outpouring of support and encouragement you receive from agencies both near and far, provide you with peace and comfort at this difficult time

Liane Johnson, #53-66
Monroe County Sheriff's Office

November 17, 2021

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