Captain Billy Allen died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty.
Captain Allen had served with the Fort Sill Police Department for 25 years. He is survived by his wife and six children.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.