Deputy Sheriff Steven "Brett" Hawkins
Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri
End of Watch: Sunday, September 13, 2015
Tour of Duty: 3 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Date of Incident: September 12, 2015
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
Agency Contact Information
Sheriff Josh Eckerson
Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
1501 Central Street
Bethany, MO 64424
Phone: (660) 425-3199
Deputy Sheriff Brett Hawkins suffered a fatal heart attack following an emergency response.
The call involved a frantic subject and a subsequent search of the home and large surrounding area. He suffered the heart attack several hours after returning following his shift.
Deputy Harkins had served with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office for three years. He had previously served with the Bethany Police Department and Clinton County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by his wife, daughter, three sons, mother, and three siblings.
The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department has lost one of its own at the age of 34.
According to the Department Deputy Steven “Brett” Hawkins passed away Sunday. The department has not yet said how Hawkins died.
Hawkins joined the Harrison County Sherriff’s department in Aug. of 2012.
He began his career with the Bethany Police Department and then joined the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office before Harrison County. He was the DARE officer for all of the schools in Harrison County.
The department said He leaves behind a wife, a daughter and three sons, a mother and many nieces and nephews.
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Hawkins family,” the Sheriff’s Department said in a press release.