Hall County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia
End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Deputy Sheriff Chris Bachelor died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while serving as the Student Resource Officer at C. W. Davis Middle School, 4335 Falcon Pkwy, Flowery Branch.
Deputy Bachelor had served with the Hall County Sheriff’s Department for six years. He had previously served with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and Barrow County Sheriff’s Office for over 16 years. He is survived by his wife and 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.