Detective Sergeant Derek E. Sidwell

Detective Sergeant Derek E. Sidwell

Overton County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, September 3, 2021

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Derek E. Sidwell

Detective Sergeant Derek Sidwell died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Sergeant Sidwell served with the Overton County Sheriff's Office for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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 42
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 122

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 19, 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, Detective Sgt. Derek Sidwell.
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
Indiana
U.S.A.

November 17, 2021

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