Sergeant Sherman Peebles

Sergeant Sherman Peebles

Muscogee County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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Sherman Peebles

Sergeant Sherman Peebles died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Sergeant Peebles had served with the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife, son, parents, and three brothers.

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 49
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

communicable disease, COVID-19

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The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
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Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

December 3, 2021

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