Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee
End of Watch Thursday, September 30, 2021
Deputy Sheriff Teresa Fuller died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working as the School Resource Officer at Rutland Elementary School at 1995 South Rutland Road in Mt. Juliet.
Deputy Fuller had served with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department for 14 years. She is survived by her husband and a child.
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.