Effingham County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia
End of Watch Thursday, August 12, 2021
Captain Ramsey Mannon died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Captain Mannon was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and had served with the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office for 38 years. He is survived by his wife, two children, and two grandchildren.
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.