Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia
End of Watch Thursday, September 23, 2021
Corporal Charles Catron died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Corporal Catron had served with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office for 13 years. He is survived by his daughter, two grandchildren, and mother.
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.