Corrections Officer V Kevin Dupree

Corrections Officer V Kevin Dupree

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, November 11, 2021

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Kevin Dupree

Correctional Officer V Kevin Dupree died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Powledge Correctional Unit at 1400 FM 3452 in Palestine.

Officer Dupree was a United States Air Force veteran. He had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division for 28 years. He is survived by his two children.

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 66
  • Tour 28 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, October 12, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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