Corrections Officer V Glenn Skeens

Corrections Officer V Glenn Skeens

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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Glenn Skeens

Correctional Officer V Glenn Skeens died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Alfred D. Hughes Correctional Institution in Gatesville.

Officer Skeens had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 34 years. He is survived by his fiancé and three 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 58
  • Tour 34 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, September 3, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19


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My thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones, friends, and coworkers of Corrections Officer V Glenn Skeens. I am truly sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Officer Skeens will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

October 5, 2021

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