Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona
End of Watch Monday, October 11, 2021
Detention Officer Tony Nicoletti died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at 501 West Highway 66 in Kingman.
Detention Officer Nicoletti had served with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office for six years and had previously served with the Arizona Department of Corrections for five years. He is survived by his wife.
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.