Detective Anthony Standley

Detective Anthony Standley

Oyster Creek Police Department , Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021

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Anthony Standley

Detective Tony Standley died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Detective Standley had served with the Oyster Creek Police Department. He had worked in law enforcement for 29 years with police departments in Brazoria, Freeport, and Clute. Detective Standley is survived by his two daughters and four 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 56
  • Tour 29 years
  • Badge 1904

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, August 13, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19


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Detective Standley,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

October 17, 2021

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