Detective Rodney L. Davis, Sr.

Detective Rodney L. Davis, Sr.

Waycross Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, August 20, 2021

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Rodney L. Davis, Sr.

Detective Rodney Davis died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Detective Davis had served with the Waycross Police Department for 16 years and also served as a part-time officer with the Coastal Pines Technical College Police Department. He is survived by his mother, three daughters, three sons, seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

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 54
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 0337

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, August 16, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Detective Davis,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

September 22, 2021

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