Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia
End of Watch Saturday, September 18, 2021
Corporal Gregory Campbell died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center at 1941 Phinizy Road in Augusta.
Corporal Campbell had served with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office for 14 years.
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.