Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Texas
End of Watch Sunday, August 1, 2021
Deputy Sheriff Shaun Waters died from complications of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Deputy Waters had served with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for 11 years and was assigned to District 4.
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.