Senior Police Officer Eric Lindsey

Senior Police Officer Eric Lindsey

Austin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, December 5, 2021

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Eric Lindsey

Senior Police Officer Eric Lindsey died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while serving at the Southeast Area Command at 812 Springdale Road in Austin.

Officer Lindsey had served with the Austin Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and son.

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 45
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 4674

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, October 22, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19


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