Captain Ramsey O'Dell Mannon

Captain Ramsey O'Dell Mannon

Effingham County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, August 12, 2021

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Ramsey O'Dell Mannon

Captain Ramsey Mannon died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Captain Mannon was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and had served with the Effingham County Sheriff's Office for 38 years. He is survived by his wife, two children, and two grandchildren.

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 57
  • Tour 38 years
  • Badge 4118
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, July 26, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Hey O’Dell,
We had a good childhood and grew up dirt poor. I wouldn’t change a thing about it. Glad to have known you since we were pre-schoolers.

DA Rowsey
Retired Police Officer, WV

CPL DA Rowsey, Ret.
Charleston Police Dept., WV

October 26, 2021

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