Sergeant Kelvin Mixon died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among members of the Edwards Police Department.
He remained on a ventilator in the ICU for several weeks before passing away.
Sergeant Mixon had served with the Edwards Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, son, three daughters, grandchildren, and siblings.
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.