Corrections Officer V Jesse Wayne Bolton
Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas
End of Watch Friday, May 8, 2020
Tour 12 years
Badge Not available
Cause Duty related illness
Incident Date Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Corrections Officer V Jesse Bolton died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak at the Eastham Unit in Lovelady, Texas.
Officer Bolton had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and stepdaughter.
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.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Executive Director Bryan Collier
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
PO Box 99
Huntsville, TX 77342
Phone: (512) 463-9988