Detention Officer Joseph Francis Quillen, Jr.

Detention Officer Joseph Francis Quillen, Jr.

Collin County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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Joseph Francis Quillen, Jr.

Detention Officer Joseph Quillen died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Collin County Detention Facility at 4300 Community Avenue in McKinney.

Officer Quillen was a United States Navy veteran and had served with the Collin County Sheriff's Office for 19 years. He is survived by his wife and three sons.

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 51
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Wednesday, November 11, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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