Tommy Breedlove Death: Obituary – Detective Tommy Breedlove died from COVID-19 complication in the line of duty.
Detective Breedlove had served with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office for 33-years.
He was survived by his wife and their 7 children.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers contacted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic and died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.
Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall of Georges Mills, NH wrote: “A police officer should be remembered not by how he died but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family, and the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!”