efferson County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama
End of Watch Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Deputy Sheriff Willie Hall died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the McCalla Substation at 5977 Eastern Valley Road in McCalla.
Deputy Hall had served with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for two years. He is survived by his wife and two 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.