Correctional Officer Thomas A. Brooks

Photo of Correctional Officer Thomas A. Brooks
End of Watch: Thu, Aug 13th, 2020
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Duty-Related Illness
Service Time: 26 years
Age: 63


Officers Brooks died from complications of COVID-19 contracted in the line-of-duty.

He had retired from the Department of Corrections and then returned as a part-time employee. His wife was also a state corrections officer at the time of his death.

Officer Brooks was a U.S. Army veteran and reservist.


Kentucky Department of Corrections Patch
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602
(502) 564-4726


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