Police Officer Gregory R. Young

Police Officer Gregory R. Young

Vernon College Police Department , Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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Gregory R. Young

Police Officer Gregory Young died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Officer Young was a United States Air Force veteran. He had served with the Vernon College Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and one son.

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 50
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge VC4
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 5, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19


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RIP Officer Young. Thank you for your service to the Country and the community at Vernon College

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

October 9, 2021

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