St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, Florida
End of Watch Saturday, August 21, 2021
Deputy Sheriff Jody Hull died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Deputy Hull had served with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office for over eight years. He is survived by his wife and seven children.
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.