Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Parole Division, Texas
End of Watch Sunday, September 5, 2021
Parole Officer II Huey Prymus III died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Tyler District Parole Office 3915 Market Drive in Tyler.
Officer Prymus had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and 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.