Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia
End of Watch Monday, September 13, 2021
Sergeant Bobby Williams died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Muscogee County Jail at 700 10th Street in Columbus.
Sergeant Williams had served with the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office for 28 years. He is survived by his son.
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.