A beloved retired Carrollton Police Department sergeant died Tuesday of COVID-19, the section announced.
Allen Hollis, a 38-year-old joined begetter of two, retired successful January aft astir 15 years with the department.
Hollis graduated from L.D. Bell High School successful 2001 and the University of Texas astatine Arlington successful 2005. He became a Carrollton Police Officer successful February 2006 and served connected the centrifugal unit, arsenic a patrol supervisor, and arsenic a grooming sergeant, earlier his retirement, the section said.
In a station connected societal media, the section described Hollis arsenic idiosyncratic who was loved by everyone.
"He was the benignant of feline who would randomly substance his friends 'I emotion you' astatine 2 p.m. connected a Tuesday. (He was joking, but helium wasn't.) He was the benignant of feline who would propulsion up to a Mustang meet-up successful his squad car and casually popular the hood," the section said. "He was the benignant of feline who loved Christmas euphony year-round and particularly loved to torture those of america who didn't o.k. of it until aft Thanksgiving. We mislaid our person today."
In summation to his wife, daughter, and son, Hollis is survived by his extended household and friends, the section said.
Funeral arrangements are pending.