The family of Deputy Dozé and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) want to provide the community with an update on Deputy Dozé’s injuries and current condition.
During the shooting incident on July 26th, Deputy Dozé was shot a total of seven times. Deputy Dozé was shot three times in his upper torso, and each one of those bullets was stopped by his body armor. He was shot once in both arms, breaking his left and right humerus, and twice in his head. Deputy Dozé lost his left eye and multiple teeth from one of the bullets that struck him in the head and a graze wound approximately six inches down the right side of his head from the other bullet.
Deputy Dozé is still in a local hospital recovering from his injuries and has multiple surgeries ahead of him.
Deputy Dozé and his family want to thank the community for their outpouring of support and let everyone know how much he and his family appreciate the love they have received.
The Sheriff’s Office continues to receive numerous inquiries from community members and the public on donating money to help Deputy Dozé and his family. The Washington County Police Officer Association (WCPOA) has set up the only approved GoFundMe donation account for Deputy Dozé. The link for the GoFundMe is below.
Other than through GoFundMe, additional donations can be made through any US Bank location. Provide customer service with Deputy Dozé’s name and that you are donating to his charity account.
WCSO Public Information Officer