Lieutenant Kenny Lynn Gibbons

Lieutenant Kenny Lynn Gibbons

Dyer County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, March 4, 2021

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Kenny Lynn Gibbons

Lieutenant Kenny Gibbons died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Lieutenant Gibbons had served with the Dyer County Sheriff's Office for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and three daughters.

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 720

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Sunday, November 1, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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LT. Gibbons,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain

Pittsburgh PD

December 18, 2021

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