Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin
End of Watch Monday, November 15, 2021
Master Trooper Daniel Stainbrook died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Master Trooper Stainbrook had served with the Wisconsin State Patrol for 20 years and was assigned to the North Central Region – Wausau Post. 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.