Category Archives: Safety officers

2 public security officers who died of COVID took the same training course

Aug 31 — Two public safety officers died following a joint fire training course in early August. Aiken Public Safety Officer Kevin Simmons and North Augusta Public Safety Officer Dustin Michael Beasley have each died after contracting COVID-19. On August 12, the Aiken Standard reported that several officers tested positive for COVID-19 during a multi-week […]

Several Aiken County Public Security Officers Test Positive for COVID; unknown source

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WJBF) – Several public safety officers in Aiken County have tested positive for COVID-19. These public security officers are from the departments of North Augusta and Aiken. The diagnosis was confirmed during training organized by the Aiken Public Security Department. The training has taken place in recent weeks. “We were doing a […]