Chatsworth Police Department, Georgia
End of Watch Thursday, September 16, 2021
Sergeant Steven Marshall died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Sergeant Marshall had served with the Chatsworth Police Department for five years and had served with the Murray County Sheriff’s Office for four years. He is survived by his wife, who is also a police officer, and two 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.