Captain Michael J. Stokes

Captain Michael J. Stokes

Houston County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, August 30, 2021

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Michael J. Stokes

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

Captain Stokes was a Unites States Air Force veteran and had served with the Houston County Sheriff's Office for 32 years. He is survived by his wife, son, two daughters, and five 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 33 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Thank You for your congratulations to our Country, and Thank You to your family for their sacrifices. Sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers.

Retired Fire Lt Frank J Corasaniti II
Baltimore City Fire Department

November 27, 2021

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