Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia
End of Watch Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Sergeant Sherman Peebles died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Sergeant Peebles had served with the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife, son, parents, and three brothers.
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.