Deputy Sheriff Stephen Dutton
Harris County (GA) Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: September 10, 2020
Deputy Sheriff Stephen Dutton died after contracting COVID-19 during the commission of his duties as a Deputy Sheriff. Deputy Dutton was admitted to the hospital on July 13, 2020 due to complications of the virus and remained hospitalized until his death on August 14, 2020. 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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