Recently Fallen Hero


Deputy Sheriff Richard C. Treadwell

Dane County (WI) Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: August 22, 2020

Deputy Sheriff Richard C. Treadwell succumbed to complications from COVID-19 that he contracted on-duty in his capacity as a training team deputy. Deputy Treadwell is the first Wisconsin law enforcement officer to die in the line of duty from COVID-19. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund recognizes that our officers on the front lines are increasingly vulnerable to contracting the COVID-19 virus, and we are committed to performing the research required to determine how COVID-19 is impacting line-of-duty deaths.

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12 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Our sincere condolences to The Dept and Family of Deputy Sheriff Treadwell, may this Blue family find peace through Christ our Lord! R.I.P. Deputy Treadwell, may perpetual light always shine upon you Amen 🌟 Mother of Fallen Deputy Sheriff Peter John Herrera EOW 3-24-2019 in El Paso TX.💙🦋

  2. May the family, friends & colleagues of Officer Treadwell experience much
    comfort during this sad time… With love, from your friends in Utah !!

  3. Prayers being offered for Deputy Richard Treadwell, his family, and the members of the Dane County Sheriff’s Office. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Deputy Treadwell.

  4. Rick was a assigned to our training unit and has been instrumental in training the newest members of law enforcement as an instructor in our Basic LE Academy. Rick is highly respected for his compassion, dedication and strong character. Rick was a dedicated deputy sheriff but more important he was a committed husband and father and will be deeply missed by all.

  5. you served the people in America faithfully now enjoy the glory of being home with good Jesus. may Jesus comfort ur family and friends and coworkers

  6. Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, Friends, and Brothers and Sisters in Uniform at the loss of Deputy Sheriff Richard C. Treadwell. His dedication, and devotion to serving his Community will always be remembered, and appreciated.
    Rest in God’s arms now, Deputy Treadwell. You are Home.

  7. RIP Deputy Treadwell. You are in our thoughts and prayers, as are your family, friends and co-workers. May Gad’s light shine upon all of you.

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