Cumby Police officer Jarrod Friddle, 40, died Monday night of a sudden medical event following his return home from his work shift. Friddle, a former SSISD Police Officer had been with the Cumby Department for approximately two years.
Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum said that the death of Friddle is a great loss to law enforcement. The sudden shock of his death adds to the grief of law enforcement but more so to Friddle’s family. Lewis stated that local law enforcement will remember his service. The Hunt County Honor Guard and other law enforcement agencies from around the area will assist at his memorial service.