Investigator Tracy Joe Dotson

Investigator Tracy Joe Dotson

Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Tracy Joe Dotson

Investigator Tracy Dotson died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while attending a training conference at 308 S Washinton Street in Fredericksburg.

Investigator Dotson was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Dallas County District Attorney's Office for 19 years and had previously served with the Grand Prairie Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and one 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 59
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Wednesday, August 11, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19


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Sheriff Brad Swain, along with the deputies & staff of MCSO, offer our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to the family of your fallen Officer, Investigator Tracy Joe Dotson. May the outpouring of support and encouragement you receive from agencies both near and far, provide you with peace and comfort at this difficult time.

Liane Johnson, #53-66
Monroe County Sheriff's Office

December 8, 2021

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