Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-09-26 17:54:00 –
Waveley, Tennessee (WTVF) —The Waverley Police Department announced the death of officer Greg Triplet, who died of COVID-19 complications, on Sunday morning.
The department is Facebook Pay homage to the triplet and express their sorrow for his loss.
Triplet was born and raised in the town of Waverley and was loved by the communities he served.
On August 21, last month, in one of the worst floods in Tennessee’s history, 20 dead Triplet officers and their families lost their homes and property.
While he was rebuilding, he patrols the town and helped rebuild the community.
Tragically, after the flood, he was infected with COVID-19 and infected with the virus.
Police Chief Grant Gillespie said of Police Officer Triplet:
“Greg was a great friend and police officer. He had a way to treat everyone with kindness and compassion and make everyone smile. He was one of the best.”
Greg Triplet began his career in 1995 as a prison officer and dispatcher. He was finally hired as a patrol officer in 1998.
During his career, he played many roles, including correction, dispatch, and patrol, and was also a resource officer at the school. In 2017 he returned to patrol.
During his career he previously worked for the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office and the McCueen Police Department.
Greg Triplet was 50 when he died. He left behind his wife Lola and five children.
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