Deputy Sheriff Michael Neau

Deputy Sheriff Michael Neau

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, September 5, 2021

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Michael Neau

Deputy Sheriff Michael Neau died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while working at 1940 Lewis Turner Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach.

Deputy Neau had served with the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and six 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.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 164

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, August 13, 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 Deputy, Michael Neau.
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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