Police Chief Derek Scott Asdot

Police Chief Derek Scott Asdot

Green Cove Springs Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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Derek Scott Asdot

Police Chief Derek Asdot died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Chief Asdot was a United States Army veteran. He had served as the Chief of Police for four years. Chief Asdot had served with the Green Cove Springs Police Department for almost 20 years and had previously served with the Duval County Schools Police Department. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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 49
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 12, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest in peace Chief Asdot. May God comfort your family and fellow colleagues. God speed Sir. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Former reserve Deputy ( OCSO) FL Eddie A
Osceola county Sheriff's office

November 5, 2021

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