Parsons Police Department, West Virginia
End of Watch Thursday, November 25, 2021
Code Enforcement Officer Adam Arbogast died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Officer Arbogast had served with the Parsons Police Department for one year. 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.