Family and friends say goodbye to Tulsa police officer who died from COVID-19 complications

TULSA, Okla. — Family and friends will say goodbye Thursday to a Tulsa police officer and chair of the Tulsa FOP who died after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

Officer Jerad Lindsey, 40, died Oct. 28 at the hospital after a recently being diagnosed with COVID-19, the Tulsa Police Department said.

Lindsey was with the Tulsa Police Department since 2005.

During his career, Jerad worked as patrol officer and at the time of his passing he was the Tulsa Fraternal Order of Police Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Oklahoma Fraternal Order of Police Vice President.

“Jerad was a good husband and a good father,” Jerad’s mother-in-law wrote. “He loved his family, his alma mater, and his brothers and sisters in law enforcement.”

Jerad is survived by his wife, Jennifer; two sons, Jerry Lynn and Joe Don; his father and mother.

Services will be held at Victory Church, 7700 S. Lewis Ave, at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be given to The Tulsa Fraternal Order of Police Benevolence Fund.