Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana
End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021
Corporal Robert Nicholson died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an interview with a COVID-19 positive suspect in the 100 block of Robyn Avenue in Henryville.
Corporal Nicholson had served with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office for over five years and had previously served with the Charlestown Police Department for three years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.
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.