Lieutenant Robert Travelstead

Lieutenant Robert Travelstead

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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Robert Travelstead

Lieutenant Bobby Travelstead died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while serving as the Watch Commander of the Main Adult Detention Facility at 2777 Ventura Avenue.

Lieutenant Travelstead was a United States Navy veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He had served with the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office for 14 years. He is survived by his two daughters and three siblings.

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 40
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Wednesday, July 14, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

September 22, 2021

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