Sergeant Dennis Oliver died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure while on duty at the Highland Village Police Department.
Sergeant Oliver had served with the Highland Village Police Department for 19 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.