Corporal Robert Wayne Nicholson

Corporal Robert Wayne Nicholson

Clark County Sheriff's Office, Indiana

End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021

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Robert Wayne Nicholson

Corporal Robert Nicholson died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an interview with a COVID-19 positive suspect in the 100 block of Robyn Avenue in Henryville.

Corporal Nicholson had served with the Clark County Sheriff's Office for over five years and had previously served with the Charlestown Police Department for three years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

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.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 84

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 19, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Corporal Robert Wayne Nicholson and the extended law enforcement family of the Clark County Sheriff's Office, Indiana.


End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021


Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

October 10, 2021

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