Detention Officer Gary Lynn Bean

Detention Officer Gary Lynn Bean

Conway County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, December 30, 2021

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Gary Lynn Bean

Detention Officer Gary Bean died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 while serving at the Conway County Detention Facility at 30 Southern Valley Drive in Morrilton.

Officer Bean had served with the Conway County Sheriff's Office for five years. He is survived by his daughter.

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 67
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge DC-19

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 23, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.

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City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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