Texas Parks and Wildlife Department – Law Enforcement Division, Texas
End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021
Sergeant Christopher Wilson died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Sergeant Wilson had served with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for 17 years. He is survived by his four 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.