Grand Prairie Police Department, Texas
End of Watch Wednesday, October 18, 2021
Police Officer Andy MacDonald died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Officer MacDonald had served with the Grand Prairie Police Department Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, father, three brothers, and step-mother.
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.