Master Trooper Daniel Allen Stainbrook

Master Trooper Daniel Allen Stainbrook

Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, November 15, 2021

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Daniel Allen Stainbrook

Master Trooper Daniel Stainbrook died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Master Trooper Stainbrook had served with the Wisconsin State Patrol for 20 years and was assigned to the North Central Region - Wausau Post. He is survived by his wife and two children.

The Effects of COVID on Law Enforcement

Beginning in early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country began to contract COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Due to the nature of their job, law enforcement officers were required to work and interact with the community even as the majority of the country was self-quarantined. As a result, hundreds of officers died from COVID-related illnesses and other complications.

Corrections agencies, in particular, suffered tremendous losses due to the constant and close proximity between the corrections officers and large inmate populations. Since March 2020, ODMP has verified that over 900 law enforcement officers have died as the result of a confirmed or presumed exposure while on duty and continues to work with hundreds of other agencies that have suffered a COVID-related death.

Visit ODMP's COVID-19 memorial listing every officer who has died as a result of a confirmed or presumed exposure.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 2410

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, October 19, 2021

COVID-19, communicable disease

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