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2021

Police Officer Henry Laxson

Clayton County Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Police Officer Henry Laxson was shot and killed as he and other officers responded to a domestic violence and shooting call in the 3600 block of Jervis Court in Rex at about 8:40 pm. The first officers to arrive on scene encountered a 12-year-old

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Code Enforcement Officer Adam Ray Arbogast

Parsons Police Department, West Virginia End of Watch Thursday, November 25, 2021 Code Enforcement Officer Adam Arbogast died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Arbogast had served with the Parsons Police Department for one year. He is survived by his daughter. Beginning in early 2020, due to the

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Deputy Sheriff Frank Ramirez, Jr.

Independence County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas End of Watch Thursday, November 18, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Frank Ramirez was killed in a single-vehicle crash on State Highway 14 at about 12:50 am. He was driving eastbound during a period of rain, responding to a call for assistance when his vehicle left the roadway on a curve and became

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Corrections Officer Rhonda Jean Russell

Blair County Prison, Pennsylvania End of Watch Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Corrections Officer Rhonda Russell was shot and killed after a struggle for her firearm at the holding area of the Central Court building at 615 Fourth Street in Altoona. A male inmate attacked and disarmed Officer Russell while waiting for a court hearing. An Altoona

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Master Trooper Daniel A. Stainbrook

Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin End of Watch Monday, November 15, 2021 Master Trooper Daniel Stainbrook died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Master Trooper Stainbrook had served with the Wisconsin State Patrol for 20 years and was assigned to the North Central Region – Wausau Post. He is survived

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Corrections Officer V Kevin Dupree

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Thursday, November 11, 2021 Correctional Officer V Kevin Dupree died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Powledge Correctional Unit at 1400 FM 3452 in Palestine. Officer Dupree was a United States Air Force veteran. He had served

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Lieutenant Chad Brackman

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona End of Watch Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Lieutenant Chad Brackman was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic near the intersection of N 87th Street and N Pima Road in Scottsdale. He was working an overtime assignment at about 11:00 am when he was struck. He was transported to

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Sergeant Dominic Guida

Bunnell Police Department, Florida End of Watch Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Sergeant Dominic Guida suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a multi-agency field force training exercise at the Relay Fire Tower in Bunnell. He was participating in the training while wearing a gas mask when he suddenly collapsed. He was immediately transported to the

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Deputy Sheriff Lena Nicole Marshall

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia End of Watch Monday, November 8, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Lena Marshall succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained three days earlier while responding to a domestic disturbance call at 6416 Highway 124 in Hoschton. As she and another deputy contacted someone in the home a woman opened fire on them, wounding Deputy Marshall.

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Police Officer Paramhans Desai

Henry County Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Monday, November 8, 2021 Police Officer Paramhans Desai succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained at about 6:00 pm on November 4th, 2021, while responding to a domestic violence call near the intersection of Keys Ferry Road and Floresta Drive in McDonough. Officer Desai was transported to Grady Memorial

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Sergeant Scott M. Patton

Robinson Township Police Department, Pennsylvania End of Watch Saturday, November 6, 2021 Sergeant Scotty Patton died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Patton had served with the Robinson Township Police Department for 11 years. Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law

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Border Patrol Agent Anibal A. Perez

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government End of Watch Friday, November 5, 2021 Border Patrol Agent Tony Perez died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty in Arizona. Agent Perez had served with the United States Border Patrol

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Senior Patrolman Sherman Otto Benys, Jr.

Kingsville Police Department, Texas End of Watch Thursday, November 4, 2021 Senior Patrolman Sherman Benys succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained three days earlier while responding to a domestic dispute on the 300 block of South Wanda in Kingsville. When Patrolman Benys and another officer arrived at the scene the male subject opened fire on them, striking

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Detective Sergeant Gary Taccone

Erie Police Department, Pennsylvania End of Watch Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Detective Sergeant Gary Taccone died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Taccone was a United States Air Force veteran. He had served with the Erie Police Department for 24 years. He is survived by his son. Beginning

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Deputy Sheriff John Edward Moon

Waller County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Deputy Sheriff John Moon died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while guarding on a COVID-19 positive inmate at the Tomball Regional Medical Center at 605 Holderrieth Boulevard. Deputy Moon had served with the Waller County Sheriff’s

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Sergeant Timothy Werner

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania End of Watch Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Sergeant Timothy Werner died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Werner had served with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for over 21 years. He is survived by three half sisters.. Beginning in early 2020, due to

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Police Chief Buddy Crabtree

Ider Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Saturday, October 30, 2021 Police Chief Buddy Crabtree died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Chief Crabtree had served with the Ider Police Department for 10 years and had previously served with the Bridgeport Police Department. He is survived by his wife,

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Correctional Officer Juan Cruz, Jr.

Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, California End of Watch Saturday, October 30, 2021 Correctional Officer Juan Cruz died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Fresno County Correctional Facility at 1225 M Street in Fresno. Correctional Officer Cruz had served with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office for nine years and served with

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Staff Sergeant Jesse Sherrill

New Hampshire State Police, New Hampshire End of Watch Thursday, October 28, 2021 Staff Sergeant Jesse Sherrill was killed in a vehicle crash on I-95 in Portsmouth at about 12:30 am. He was providing police assistance to a work crew that was installing rumble strips on the shoulder of I-95 when his patrol car was struck

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Lieutenant David Formeza

Perth Amboy Police Department, New Jersey End of Watch Thursday, October 28, 2021 Lieutenant David Formeza died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Lieutenant Formeza had served with the Perth Amboy Police Department for 18 years. He is survived by his brother. Beginning in early 2020, due to the

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Senior Officer Matthew L. Lyons

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government End of Watch Thursday, October 28, 2021 Senior Officer Matthew Lyons died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Senior Officer Lyons had served with the United States Department of Homeland Security

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Police Officer Thomas Kristopher Hutchison

Haltom City Police Department, Texas End of Watch Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Police Officer Kris Hutchison died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Haltom Middle School at 5001 Hadley Street in Haltom City. Officer Hutchison was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Haltom City Police

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Police Officer Tyler Timmins

Pontoon Beach Police Department, Illinois End of Watch Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Police Officer Tyler Timmins was shot and killed while investigating a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of a Speedway gas station at the intersection of Illinois 111 and Chains of Rocks Road at about 8:00 am. He was approaching the pickup truck when

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Police Officer Jason Belton

Erie Police Department, Pennsylvania End of Watch Sunday, October 24, 2021 Police Officer Jason Belton died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty when he came into contact with a positive COVID-19 at the UPMC Harmot at 201 State Street in Erie. Officer Belton was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He

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Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Rafael G. Sanchez

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government End of Watch Sunday, October 24, 2021 Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Sanchez died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Agent Sanchez had served with the United States Border Patrol for 19

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Sergeant Michael David Dunn

Amarillo Police Department, Texas End of Watch Friday, October 22, 2021 Sergeant Michael Dunn died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Dunn was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Amarillo Police Department for over 21 years. He is survived by his wife and

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Trooper Dung X. Martinez

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania End of Watch Thursday, October 21, 2021 Trooper Dung Martinez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to Troop T at King of Prussia Station at 251 Flint Hill Road in King of Prussia. Trooper Martinez had served with the Pennsylvania State Police

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Sergeant Richard Charles Howe

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania End of Watch Thursday, October 21, 2021 Sergeant Rick Howe died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Howe had served with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for 24 years and was a Motorcycle Unit supervisor. He is survived by his wife, son, two

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Deputy Sheriff Joshua J. Welge

Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Thursday, October 21, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Joshua Welge died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Welge had served with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office for 16 years and had previously served with the Venice Police Department for six years. He

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Corporal Miguel Rodriguez

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services – Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement, Florida End of Watch Thursday, October 21, 2021 Corporal Miguel Rodriguez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Florida Agricultural Checkpoint at 752300 Interstate 95 in Yulee. Corporal Rodriguez had served with the Florida Department of Agriculture

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Trooper Ted Benda

Iowa State Patrol, Iowa End of Watch Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Trooper Ted Benda succumbed to injuries sustained six days earlier when he was involved in a single-vehicle crash. He was responding to assist deputies from the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office with a wanted subject at about 11:30 pm when his patrol car left the roadway

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Deputy Sheriff Donald Albert Poffenroth

Pershing County Sheriff’s Office, Nevada End of Watch Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Don Poffenroth died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Poffenroth had served with the Pershing County Sheriff’s Office for 18 years. He is survived by his wife and three children. Beginning in early 2020,

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Investigator Tracy Joe Dotson

Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, Texas End of Watch Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Investigator Tracy Dotson died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while attending a training conference at 308 S Washinton Street in Fredericksburg. Investigator Dotson was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office

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Police Officer Yandy Chirino

Hollywood Police Department, Florida End of Watch Sunday, October 17, 2021 Police Officer Yandy Chirino was shot and killed after responding to reports of a suspicious person pulling on door handles in the 4000 block of North Hills Drive at about 10:30 pm. The man began struggling with officers when they attempted to detain him. He

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Police Officer Ryan Hayworth

Knightdale Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Sunday, October 17, 2021 Police Officer Ryan Hayworth was killed when his patrol car was struck from behind by a suspected drunk driver at about 2:40 am. Officer Hayworth, along with his training officer, were at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on I-540, near mile marker 22,

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Deputy Constable Kareem Atkins

Harris County Constable’s Office – Precinct 4, Texas End of Watch Saturday, October 16, 2021 Deputy Constable Kareem Atkins was shot and killed from ambush while arresting a robbery suspect in the parking lot of a sports bar at 4477 North Freeway in Houston. He and two other deputy constables were working a secondary employment assignment

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Detective Rodney L. Mooneyham

Denton Police Department, Texas End of Watch Saturday, October 16, 2021 Detective Rodney Mooneyham from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Detective Mooneyham was a United States Army veteran. He had served with the Denton Police Department for almost 11 years. He had previously served with the Van Zandt County

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Sergeant William Warren Gay

Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia End of Watch Thursday, October 14, 2021 Sergeant Bill Gay died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Gay had served with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office for seven years and had previously served with the Macon Police Department for seven years. He is

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Deputy Sheriff Oliver Little

Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky End of Watch Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Oliver Little died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Sheriff Little had served with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office for six years. He is survived by two children. Beginning in early 2020, due to

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Sergeant Raquel Virginia Sanders

Amarillo Police Department, Texas End of Watch Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Sergeant Raquel Saunders died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while in the line of duty. Sergeant Saunders had served with the Amarillo Police Department for 23 years and had previously served with the Potter County Sheriff’s Office for four years. She is

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Police Officer Andrew Robert MacDonald

Grand Prairie Police Department, Texas End of Watch Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Police Officer Andy MacDonald died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer MacDonald had served with the Grand Prairie Police Department Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, father, and three brothers. Beginning

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Police Officer Ty Alan Powell

Windsor Police Department, Colorado End of Watch Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Police Officer Ty Powell died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Powell was a United States Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Windsor Police Department for 19 years. He had previously served with the Mesa

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Police Officer James Edward Simonetti

Carnegie Mellon University Police Department, Pennsylvania End of Watch Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Police Officer Jimmy Simonetti died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 while performing his duties on the Carnegie Mellon University Campus at 5000 Forbes Avenue in Pittsburgh. Officer Simonetti had served with the Carnegie Mellon University Police Department for over 25

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Deportation Officer Bradley K. Kam

United States Department of Homeland Security – Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations, U.S. Government End of Watch Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Deportation Officer Bradley Kam died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while working on an assignment near Tacoma, Washington. Deportation Officer Kam

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Detention Officer Anthony Nicoletti

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona End of Watch Monday, October 11, 2021 Detention Officer Tony Nicoletti died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at 501 West Highway 66 in Kingman. Detention Officer Nicoletti had served with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office for six years and had previously served with the Arizona Department

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Deputy Sheriff Juan Miguel Ruiz

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona End of Watch Monday, October 11, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Johnny Ruiz succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was assaulted by a prisoner inside of the District 2 station at 920 E Van Buren Street in Avondale. He and other deputies had arrested a subject who was wanted for

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Sergeant Michael Rudd

La Paz County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona End of Watch Monday, October 11, 2021 Sergeant Michael Rudd was struck and killed by a commercial vehicle during the pursuit of a fraud suspect on I-10 at about 1:00 am. The suspect was being pursued by members of the Quartzite Police Department and the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

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Lieutenant William Oscar McMurtray, III

Burke County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina End of Watch Monday, October 11, 2021 Lieutenant Mac McMurtray died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Lieutenant McMurtray was a United States Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Burke County Sheriff’s Office for 13 years. He is survived by his

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Master Deputy William Edward Marsh

Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina End of Watch Sunday, October 10, 2021 Master Deputy William Marsh died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Master Deputy Marsh had served with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office for nine years and had previously served with the Cleveland Police Department for 11

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Police Officer Dylan Harrison

Alamo Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Saturday, October 9, 2021 Police Officer Dylan Harrison was shot and killed outside of the Alamo Police Department at about 1:00 am. The subject fled the scene and remains at large. Officer Harrison was working his first shift as a part-time officer with the Alamo Police Department. He had

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Master Trooper Adam Gaubert

Louisiana State Police, Louisiana End of Watch Saturday, October 9, 2021 Master Trooper Adam Gaubert was shot and killed from ambush in Prairieville. The suspect had shot and wounded two of his neighbors in French Settlement before stealing a pickup truck shortly after midnight. The man then drove to his half-sister’s home on Dutton Road in

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Corporal Timothy Michael Tanksley

Alto Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Friday, October 8, 2021 Corporal Timothy Tanksley died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Corporal Tanksley had served with the Alto Police Department for two years and had previously served with the Dillard Police Department for four years. He is survived by

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Officer Victor Donate

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government End of Watch Thursday, October 7, 2021 Officer Victor Donate died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Passenger Operations Division at Atlanta International Airport. Officer Donate was a United States Army veteran.

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Deputy Sheriff Dale L. Wyman

Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee End of Watch Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Dale Wyman succumbed to injuries sustained while he was responding to a vehicle crash on August 10th, 2012. His patrol car left the roadway and overturned in a ditch on Highway 100 near Lake Lajoie Road. The crash left him paralyzed from

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Corrections Officer IV Garland Chaney

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Correctional Officer IV Garland Chaney died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Skyview Correctional Unit at 379 FM 2972 in Rusk. Officer Chaney had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice –

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Corrections Officer V Thomas Scott Collora

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Corrections Officer V Scott Collora died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Luther Unit at 1800 Luther Drive in Navasota. Officer Collora had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional

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Group Supervisor Michael G. Garbo

United States Department of Justice – Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Government End of Watch Monday, October 4, 2021 Group Supervisor Mike Garbo was shot and killed while he and other regional task force members conducted an inspection of an Amtrak train at the Amtrak Station in Tucson, Arizona. He and other task force members boarded the

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Police Officer Julio Cesar Herrera, Jr.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Monday, October 4, 2021 Police Officer Julio Herrera died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working as a School Resource Officer at Ardrey Kell High School at 10220 Ardrey Kell Road in Charlotte. Officer Herrera had served with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department for over 28

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Corrections Officer Vassar Richmond

Bartlett Police Department , Tennessee End of Watch Monday, October 4, 2021 Corrections Officer Vassar Richmond died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Bartlett City Jail at 3730 Appling Road. Corrections Officer Richmond had served with the Bartlett Police Department for three years. He had previously served with the Tennessee

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Corrections Officer V Melissa Maldonado

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Sunday, October 3, 2021 Corrections Officer V Melissa Maldonado died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Garza West Unit at 4250 TX- 202 in Beeville. Officer Maldonado had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice –

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Sergeant Nick Risner

Sheffield Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Saturday, October 2, 2021 Sergeant Nick Risner succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day when he was critically wounded during a shootout with an auto theft suspect in Muscle Shoals. The suspect had shot the passenger of a vehicle he was riding in and pushed them out of

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Police Officer Darrell Adams

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee End of Watch Saturday, October 2, 2021 Police Officer Darrell Adams was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on I-40 near North Watkins Street shortly after 11:00 am. He and other officers were investigating a vehicle accident when he was struck and killed. Officer Adams served with the Memphis Police Department for

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Captain James Anthony Sisk

Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia End of Watch Friday, October 1, 2021 Captain Tony Sisk died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Captain Sisk had served with the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office for 17 years and was the commander of the Patrol Division. He had previously served with the

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Senior Inspector Jared Keyworth

United States Department of Justice – United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government End of Watch Friday, October 1, 2021 Senior Inspector Jared Keyworth succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle crash three days earlier in Mississippi while participating in an enforcement mission. His vehicle collided with another vehicle near the intersection of U.S. Route 49 and

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Deputy Sheriff Teresa H. Fuller

Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee End of Watch Thursday, September 30, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Teresa Fuller died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working as the School Resource Officer at Rutland Elementary School at 1995 South Rutland Road in Mt. Juliet. Deputy Fuller had served with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department for 14

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Corrections Lieutenant David W. Reynolds

Butler County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio End of Watch Thursday, September 30, 2021 Corrections Lieutenant David Reynolds died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Butler County Jail at 705 Hanover Street in Hamilton. Lieutenant Reynolds had served with the Butler County Sheriff’s Office for over 21 years. He is survived by

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Sergeant Donald William Ramey

Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina End of Watch Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Sergeant Don Ramey died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Transylvania County Detention Center at 153 Public Safety Way in Brevard. Sergeant Ramey was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Transylvania County

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Police Chief Derek Scott Asdot

Green Cove Springs Police Department, Florida End of Watch Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Police Chief Derek Asdot died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Chief Asdot was a United States Army veteran. He had served as the Chief of Police for four years. Chief Asdot had served with the

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Sergeant Michael Todd Thomas

Griffin Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Sergeant Todd Thomas died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Thomas was a United States Air Force veteran. He had served with the Griffin Police Department for 22 years. Sergeant Thomas is survived by his wife and

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Sergeant Logan Davis

Iron County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri End of Watch Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Sergeant Logan Davis died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while performing his duties at the County Jail at 220 S Shepherd Street in Ironton. Sergeant Davis had served with the Iron County Sheriff’s Office for 13 years. He is survived by

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Border Patrol Agent Alfredo M. Ibarra

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government End of Watch Monday, September 27, 2021 Border Patrol Agent Alfredo Ibarra died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Border Patrol Agent Ibarra had served with the United States Border Patrol

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Sergeant Joshua Wayne Stewart

Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee End of Watch Monday, September 27, 2021 Sergeant Joshua Stewart died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while at training at 303 Henderson Chapel Road, Pigeon Forge. Sergeant Stewart had served with the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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Patrol Officer Howard K. Smith, III

Owasso Police Department, Oklahoma End of Watch Monday, September 27, 2021 Patrol Officer Howard K. Smith, III died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Smith had served with the Owasso Police Department for 21 years and was an Assistant SWAT Commander. He had served in law enforcement for

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Sergeant Richard A. McMahan

Columbus Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Monday, September 27, 2021 Sergeant Rick McMahan suffered a fatal heart attack while running on a treadmill in the department gym at 510 E 10th Street. He was participating in the department’s wellness program in preparation for his annual physical fitness test. Sergeant McMahan had served with the Columbus

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Detention Deputy Tony Lee Bruce

Bay County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Monday, September 27, 2021 Detention Deputy Tony Bruce died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Bay County Jail at 5700 Star Lane in Panama City. Deputy Bruce had served with the Bay County Sheriff’s Office for over two years and had previously

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Police Officer Gregory Lynn Triplett

Waverly Police Department, Tennessee End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021 Police Officer Gregory Triplett died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during the department’s response to a flood that killed 20 people. Officer Triplett had served with the Waverly Police Department for 26 years. He is survived by his wife and five children.

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Trooper Eric T. Gunderson

Washington State Patrol, Washington End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021 Trooper Eric Gunderson died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while at a training conference in Champions Gate, Florida. Trooper Gunderson was the technology liaison in the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) and a member of the SWAT Team. His pioneering work with unmanned

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Deputy Sheriff Joshua Moyers

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Joshua Moyers succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two days earlier while conducting a traffic stop near the intersection of US-301 and Sandy Ford Road. During the traffic stop Deputy Moyers was given a false name by the driver and learned the tags

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Border Patrol Agent David B. Ramirez

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021 Border Patrol Agent David Ramirez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Border Patrol Agent Ramirez had served with the United States Border Patrol

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Undersheriff Jeffrey Montoya

Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, New Mexico End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021 Undersheriff Jeffrey Montoya died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Undersheriff Montoya was a United States Air Force veteran and had served with the Colfax Sheriff’s County Sheriff’s Office for three years. Undersheriff Montoya is survived

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Corporal Robert Wayne Nicholson

Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021 Corporal Robert Nicholson died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an interview with a COVID-19 positive suspect in the 100 block of Robyn Avenue in Henryville. Corporal Nicholson had served with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office for over five years and

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Police Chief Donald Hall

Magnolia Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021 Police Chief Donald Hall died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Chief Hall had served with the Magnolia Police Department for 12 years and had previously served with the Warsaw Police Department for 11 years and the

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Police Officer Brian L. Rowland

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 2021 Police Officer Brian Roland died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Police Officer Roland had served with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for over 21 years. He is survived by his wife. Beginning in early 2020, due

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Corrections Officer V Connell Foreman

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Saturday, September 25, 2021 Correctional Officer V Connell Foreman died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Skyview Correctional Unit at 379 FM 2972 in Rusk. Officer Foreman had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice –

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Corrections Officer IV Charles Hughes

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Saturday, September 25, 2021 Correctional Officer IV Charles Hughes died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Reverend C.A. Correctional Institution at 295 IH-45 North in Huntsville. Correctional Officer Hughes had served with the Texas Department of Criminal

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Deputy Sheriff Matthew Locke

Hardin County Sheriff’s Department, Tennessee End of Watch Saturday, September 25, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Matthew Locke was shot and killed while assisting other officers during a domestic disturbance at a home in the 3000 block of Nance Bend Road in Clifton. An officer from Clifton Police Department and other deputies contacted the subject who was armed

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Police Officer Anthony Christopher Testa

West Palm Beach Police Department, Florida End of Watch Saturday, September 25, 2021 Police Officer Anthony Testa died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Testa was a United States Army veteran having served two tours in Afghanistan. He had served with the West Palm Beach Police Department for

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Senior Deputy Phillip Barron, Jr.

Victoria County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Friday, September 24, 2021 Senior Deputy Phillip Barron Jr. died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while serving as a the School Resource Officer at Liberty Academy, 1110 Sam Houston Drive, Victoria. Deputy Barron had served with the Victoria County Sheriff’s Office for 33 years. He

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Corporal Charles Wayne Catron

Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia End of Watch Thursday, September 23, 2021 Corporal Charles Catron died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Corporal Catron had served with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office for 13 years. He is survived by his daughter, two grandchildren, and mother. Beginning in early 2020,

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Senior Corporal Arnulfo Pargas

Dallas Police Department, Texas End of Watch Thursday, September 23, 2021 Senior Corporal Arnulfo Pargas died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working on patrol duty. Senior Corporal Pargas had served with the Dallas Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, three sons, and one daughter. Beginning in early

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Border Patrol Agent Luis H. Dominguez

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government End of Watch Thursday, September 23, 2021 Border Patrol Agent Louie Dominguez died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty at the Yuma Sector at 10888 South Avenue 31 East in Wellton.

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Deputy Sheriff Luke Gross

Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, Maine End of Watch Thursday, September 23, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Luke Gross was struck and killed by a vehicle investigating a crash on Route 3 in Trenton at about 4:00 am. Deputy Gross had served with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office for 18 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and

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Corrections Officer V Cleadas Sherman

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Correctional Officer V Cleadas Sherman died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Travis State Jail at 8101 FM 969 in Austin. Officer Sherman had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice –

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Sergeant David Miller

Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee End of Watch Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Sergeant David Miller died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at 210 Holiday Drive in Clarksville. Sergeant Miller was a United States Army veteran. He had served with the Clarksville Police Department for 20 years. Sergeant Miller is survived by his

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Police Officer Joseph J. Kurer

Fond du Lac Police Department, Wisconsin End of Watch Wednesday, September 22, 202 Police Officer Joseph Kurer died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Kurer was a United States Army veteran. He had served with the Fond du Lac Police Department for three years. He is survived by

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Sergeant Sherman Peebles

Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia End of Watch Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Sergeant Sherman Peebles died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Peebles had served with the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife, son, parents, and three brothers. Beginning in

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Special Police Officer Angela Washington

D.C. Metropolitan Police Department End of Watch: September 21, 2021 Special Police Officer Angela Washington, 41, of Suitland, Maryland, was was shot and killed while on duty Tuesday, in the third shooting of the day in Southeast D.C., authorities said. Washington was pronounced dead at the scene. Washington was a mother of four, her grieving

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Senior Police Officer William Jeffrey

Houston Police Department, Texas End of Watch Monday, September 20, 2021 Senior Police Officer Bill Jeffrey was shot and killed in the 5300 block of Aeropark Drive at about 7:30 am while serving a warrant in Harris County. He and other officers had gone to the apartment to serve an arrest warrant as part of a

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Lieutenant Brandi Stock

Brooklet Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Sunday, September 19, 2021 Lieutenant Brandi Stock died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Lieutenant Stock was a United States Army veteran. She had served with the Brooklet Police Department for three years. Lieutenant Stock had served as a law enforcement officer

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Corporal Gregory Campbell

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia End of Watch Saturday, September 18, 2021 Corporal Gregory Campbell died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center at 1941 Phinizy Road in Augusta. Corporal Campbell had served with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office for 14 years. Beginning in early 2020,

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Trooper Brian Pingry

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida End of Watch Saturday, September 18, 2021 Trooper Brian Pingry died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Trooper Pingry had served with the Florida Highway Patrol – Troop F for seven years. He is survived by his wife and two children. Beginning in early 2020,

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Captain David Edwin MacAlpine

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina End of Watch Friday, September 17, 2021 Captain David “Mac” MacAlpine died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while he worked the checkpoint located at NC17 and the South Carolina state line. Captain MacAlpine was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the New

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Sergeant Richard John Frankie

Fort Bend Independent School District Police Department, Texas End of Watch Friday, September 17, 2021 Sergeant Richard Frankie died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Frankie had served with the Fort Bend Independent School District Police Department for over three years. He had previously served with the Houston

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Police Officer Carl Proper

Kings Mountain Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Friday, September 17, 2021 Police Officer Carl Proper died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Proper had served with the Kings Mountain Police Department for three years. He had served in law enforcement for 16 years. Officer Proper is

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Lieutenant John Stewart

Lake City Police Department, South Carolina End of Watch Friday, September 17, 2021 Lieutenant John Stewart was killed during a vehicle pursuit in the 1000 block of North Matthews Road. The subject involved in the initial pursuit with Lake City police officers then carjacked another vehicle. He was taken into custody following another pursuit involving members

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Police Officer Michelle Gattey

Georgetown Police Department, Texas End of Watch Thursday, September 16, 2021 Police Officer Michelle Gattey died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Gattey was a United States Air Force veteran. She joined the Georgetown Police Department as an intern before attending the police academy. She had served as

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Lieutenant Earnest Oldham

Plano Police Department, Texas End of Watch Thursday, September 16, 2021 Lieutenant Earnie Oldham died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Lieutenant Oldham had served with the Plano Police Department for 34 years. He is survived by his wife and twin children. Beginning in early 2020, due to the

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Sergeant Steven Lee Marshall

Chatsworth Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Thursday, September 16, 2021 Sergeant Steven Marshall died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Marshall had served with the Chatsworth Police Department for five years and had served with the Murray County Sheriff’s Office for four years. He is survived by

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Corrections Officer V Chris Watson

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Corrections Officer V Chris Watson died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Hodge Correctional Facility at 379 FM 2972 West in Rusk. Corrections Officer Watson had served with the Texas Department of Criminal

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Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans

Independence Police Department, Missouri End of Watch Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Police Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans was shot and killed when he responded to the 2300 block of Northern Boulevard after dispatchers received a tip stating a wanted subject was at a residence. As officers arrived at the scene at about 11:30 am, they were ambushed by

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Deputy Sheriff Willie Earl Hall

efferson County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama End of Watch Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Willie Hall died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the McCalla Substation at 5977 Eastern Valley Road in McCalla. Deputy Hall had served with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for two years. He is survived by his

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Lieutenant James Guynes

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas End of Watch Monday, September 13, 2021 Lieutenant James Guynes died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Lieutenant Guynes had served with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department for 26 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, grandchild, three brothers and one sister. Beginning

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Corrections Officer V Jose A. Hernandez

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Monday, September 13, 2021 Corrections Officer V Jose Hernandez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Torres Correctional Facility at 125 Private Road 4303 in Hondo. Corrections Officer Hernandez had served with the Texas Department of Criminal

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Sergeant Shad Hammond

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Monday, September 13, 2021 Sergeant Shad Hammond died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working a the Clemens Correctional Institution at 11034 Hwy 36 in Brazoria. Sergeant Hammond had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 26 years.

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Police Officer Noah Ryan LeBlanc

Laguna Vista Police Department, Texas End of Watch Monday, September 13, 2021 Police Officer Noah LeBlanc died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer LeBlanc served with the Laguna Vista Police Department for three years. He is survived by his two children and his parents. Beginning in early 2020,

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Deputy Sheriff Robert Craig Mills

Butler County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio End of Watch Sunday, September 12, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Robert Mills died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Mills had served with the Butler County Sheriff’s Office for 32 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter. Beginning in early 2020,

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Corrections Officer III Echo Rodriguez

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Sunday, September 12, 2021 Corrections Officer III Echo Rodriguez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Garza West Correctional Institution at 4250 Highway 202 in Beeville. Officer Rodriguez had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice

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Police Officer Stephen Jones

Barnwell Police Department, South Carolina End of Watch Sunday, September 12, 2021 Police Officer Stephen Jones died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Jones was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Barnwell Police Department for two months. He had served with the Barnwell

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Detective Charles C. Vroom

Nassau County Police Department, New York End of Watch Sunday, September 12, 2021 Detective Chuck Vroom died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Third Precinct at 214 Hillside Avenue in Williston Park. Detective Vroom had served with Nassau County Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his son.

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Special Agent Dustin Slovacek

Texas Department of Public Safety – Criminal Investigations Division, Texas End of Watch Sunday, September 12, 2021 Special Agent Dustin Slovacek died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while deployed to the United States-Mexico border in support of Operation Lone Star. Agent Slovacek was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He served with the

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Deputy Sheriff Darrell Lamar Henderson

hiawassee County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan End of Watch Saturday, September 11, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Darrell Henderson died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the county jail, 201 E. McArthur Street, Corunna. Deputy Henderson had served with the Shiawassee County Sheriff’s Office for two years. He is survived by his wife and

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Police Officer David A. Horton

Darien Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Saturday, September 11, 2021 Police Officer David Horton died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Horton had served with the Darien Police Department and had previously served with the Long County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by two children. Beginning in

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Sergeant Gino Caputo

Barrington Police Department , Rhode Island End of Watch Saturday, September 11, 2021 Sergeant Gino Caputo died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while attending training at 325 Washington Street, Providence. Sergeant Caputo had served with the Barrington Police Department for over 26 years. He is survived by his wife. Beginning in early 2020,

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Police Officer Bonnie Nicole Jones

Danville Police Department, Virginia End of Watch Thursday, September 9, 2021 Police Officer Bonnie Jones died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Jones had served with the Danville Police Department for seventeen years. She is survived by her mother and brother. Beginning in early 2020, due to the

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Corrections Deputy II Rodrigo Delgado

San Diego County Probation Department, California End of Watch Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Corrections Deputy II Rodrigo Delgado died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Kearney Mesa Juvenile Detention Facility at 446 Alta Road in San Diego. Corrections Deputy II Delgado had served with the San Diego County Probation Department

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Investigator Dusty Wainscott

Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Investigator Dusty Wainscott collapsed and died after chasing and getting into a physical altercation with two suspects who fled on foot during a traffic stop near Park Place and McGee Street in Sherman. Investigator Wainscott had served with the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office for

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Parole Officer Broderick Richard Daye

Iowa 5th Judicial District – Department of Correctional Services, Iowa End of Watch Tuesday, September 7, 2021 Parole Officer Broderick Daye died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Parole Officer Daye had served with the Iowa 5th Judicial District – Department of Correctional Services for over 20 years. He

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Corrections Officer V Glenn Skeens

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Tuesday, September 7, 2021 Correctional Officer V Glenn Skeens died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Alfred D. Hughes Correctional Institution in Gatesville. Officer Skeens had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 34 years.

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Deputy Sheriff Michael Neau

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Sunday, September 5, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Michael Neau died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Neau had served with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and six children. Beginning in early 2020,

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Parole Officer II Huey P. Prymus, III

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Parole Division, Texas End of Watch Sunday, September 5, 2021 Parole Officer II Huey Prymus III died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Tyler District Parole Office 3915 Market Drive in Tyler. Officer Prymus had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for

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Police Officer Robert Troy Joiner

Ector County Independent School District Police Department, Texas End of Watch Sunday, September 5, 2021 Police Officer Robert Joiner died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to Nimitz Middle School in Odessa. Officer Joiner was a United States Army veteran. He had served with the Ector County Independent School District Police Department

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Sergeant Matthew Chandler Moore

Arkansas Highway Police, Arkansas End of Watch Sunday, September 5, 2021 Sergeant Chandler Moore died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while performing traffic related duties at the Arkansas/Tennessee Line. Sergeant Moore served with the Arkansas Highway Patrol for 11 years. He is survived by his wife, two children, and parents. Beginning in early

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Detective Tom Breedlove

Hernando County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Saturday, September 4, 2021 Detective Tommy Breedlove died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Detective Breedlove had served with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office for 33 years. He is survived by his wife and seven children. Beginning in early 2020, due

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Detention Officer Tara Leanne Cook

Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia End of Watch Saturday, September 4, 2021 Detention Officer Tara Cook died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working as the admissions officer for the Whitefield County Jail at 805 Professional Boulevard in Dalton. Officer Cook had served with the Whitefield County Sheriff’s Office for over three and

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Police Officer Edgar Morris

Collierville Police Department, Tennessee End of Watch Saturday, September 4, 2021 Police Officer Edgar Morris died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Morris served with the Collierville Police Department for 16 years. He is survived by his wife and two children. Beginning in early 2020, due to the

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City Marshal Michael Allen Keathley

City of West Police Department, Texas End of Watch Friday, September 3, 2021 City Marshal Michael Keathley died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Marshal Keathley was a United States Navy veteran. He served with the City of West Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his

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Corrections Officer IV Honorato Antones

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Friday, September 3, 2021 Corrections Officer IV Honorato Antones died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the James V. Allred Correctional Institution at 2101 FM 369 North in Iowa Park. Officer Antones had served with the Texas Department

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Investigator Richard Wendell Humphrey

Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office, Alabama End of Watch Friday, September 3, 2021 Investigator Richard Humphrey died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Investigator Humphrey had served with the Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office for four years. He had over 27 years in law enforcement, having previously served with

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Deputy Sheriff Ronald Rudy Butler

Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Friday, September 3, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Ronald Butler died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Butler was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office for 31 years. Deputy Butler is survived by

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Detective Sergeant Derek E. Sidwell

Overton County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee End of Watch Friday, September 3, 2021 Detective Sergeant Derek Sidwell died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Sidwell served with the Overton County Sheriff’s Office for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and two children. Beginning in early 2020, due

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Deputy Sheriff Jody Smith

Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia End of Watch Friday, September 3, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Jody Smith died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Smith served with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office for eight years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, son, daughter-in-law, and granddaughter. Beginning in early

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Senior Officer David Bryant Saavedra

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government End of Watch Thursday, September 2, 2021 Senior Officer David Saavedra died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Miami International Airport at 2100 NW 42nd Avenue in Miami. Senior Officer Saavedra had

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Sergeant Brian Mohl

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut End of Watch Thursday, September 2, 2021 Sergeant Brian Mohl drowned after his patrol car was swept off Jacks Bridge Road into the Weekeepeemee River, in Woodbury, at about 3:30 am. He was checking water levels in the area during a period of severe rain in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida when

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Sergeant William Jeffery Yancey

Lake City Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Thursday, September 2, 2021 Sergeant William Yancy died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Yancy had served on the Lake City Police Department for 37 years. He is survived by his wife, four children, and two grandchildren. Beginning in early

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Sergeant Daniel Eugene Watts

Jacksonville Beach Police Department, Florida End of Watch Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Sergeant Daniel Watts died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Watts served with the Jacksonville Beach Police Department for 23 years. He is survived by his father and two children.

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Police Officer Gregory R. Young

Vernon College Police Department , Texas End of Watch Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Police Officer Gregory Young died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Young was a United States Air Force veteran. He had served with the Vernon College Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by

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Lieutenant Robert Travelstead

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, California End of Watch Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Lieutenant Bobby Travelstead died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while serving as the Watch Commander of the Main Adult Detention Facility at 2777 Ventura Avenue. Lieutenant Travelstead was a United States Navy veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Police Officer Freddie Joe Castro

Overland Park Police Department, Kansas End of Watch Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Police Officer Freddie Castro died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Castro served with the Overland Police Department for two years. He is survived by his mother, brother, sister, nieces, and nephew. Beginning in early 2020,

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Deputy First Class William Diaz

Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Deputy First Class William Diaz died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Diaz had served with Lee County Sheriff’s Office for three years. He is survived by his wife and one child. Beginning in early 2020,

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Deputy Sheriff Carlos D. Ortiz

Colorado County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Carlos Ortiz died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Ortiz served with the Colorado County Sheriff’s Office for over 25 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. Beginning in early 2020,

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Police Officer Trey Copeland

Cotton Valley Police Department, Louisiana End of Watch Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Police Officer Trey Copeland suffered a fatal medical event following a vehicle pursuit along U.S. 371 in Webster Parish. A deputy with the Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop a motorcyclist who attempted flee. The pursuit continued for approximately 20 minutes until

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Captain Michael J. Stokes

Houston County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia End of Watch Monday, August 30, 2021 Captain Mike Stokes died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Captain Stokes was a Unites States Air Force veteran and had served with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office for 32 years. He is survived by his wife,

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Public Safety Officer Dustin Michael Beasley

North Augusta Department of Public Safety, South Carolina End of Watch Monday, August 30, 2021 Public Safety Officer Dustin Beasley died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Public Safety Officer Beasley had served with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for eight years. He is survived by his

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Sergeant Jason Donaldson

Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Sunday, August 29, 2021 Sergeant Jason Donaldson died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Caldwell County Jail. Sergeant Donaldson served with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and three children. Beginning in early 2020,

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Patrolman Shane Green

Sheridan Police Department, Arkansas End of Watch Sunday, August 29, 2021 Patrolman Shane Green died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the at the Sheridan Detention Center. Patrolman Green served 30 years with the Sheridan Police Department and was assigned as the Jail Administrator. He is survived by his wife and

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Deputy Sheriff Clint Robin Seagle

Clay County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Sunday, August 29, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Clint Seagle died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Seagle was a United States Navy veteran. He served with the Clay County Sheriff’s Department for 17 years. He is survived by his wife and

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Patrol Officer Edgar “Buddy” Pales, Jr

Owasso Police Department, Oklahoma End of Watch Sunday, August 29, 2021 Patrol Officer Buddy Pales died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Pales had served with the Owasso Police Department for 29 years. He is survived by his daughter, two grandchildren, parents, and two brothers. Beginning in early

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Border Patrol Agent Chad E. McBroom

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government End of Watch Sunday, August 29, 2021 Border Patrol Agent Chad McBroom died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19. Agent McBroom had served with the United States Border Patrol for over 24 years and was assigned

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Trooper Sean C. Hryc

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida End of Watch Saturday, August 28, 2021 Trooper Sean Hryc died as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to Troop I in Ocala, Florida. Trooper Hryc had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 17 years. He is survived by his wife and two children. Beginning

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Corrections Officer James N. Henry

Hays County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Friday, August 27, 2021 Corrections Officer James Henry died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty at the Hays County Jail . Officer Henry served with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office in San Marcos, Texas for over 22 years. He

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Police Officer Michael Weiskopf

St. Petersburg Police Department, Florida End of Watch Friday, August 27, 2021 Police Officer Michael Weiskopf died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Weiskopf had served with the St. Petersburg Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his wife. Beginning in early 2020, due to the

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Police Officer Brandon Ard

Orange Beach Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021 Police Officer Brandon Ard died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while assigned to Beach Patrol. Officer Ard was a U.S. Navy veteran and he had served with the Orange Beach Police Department for 24 years. He is

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Deputy First Class Paul Luciano

Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021 Deputy First Class Paul Luciano died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while performing his duties at the Sheriff Perry Hall Inmate Detention Facility at 1002 Justice Lane in Bunnell. Deputy Luciano had served with the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office for 25

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Detective Anthony Standley

Oyster Creek Police Department , Texas End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021 Detective Tony Standley died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Detective Standley had served with the Oyster Creek Police Department for 29 years. He is survived by his two daughters and four grandchildren. Beginning in early

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Senior Sergeant Steve Urias

Austin Police Department, Texas End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021 Senior Sergeant Steve Urias died as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Urias worked for the Austin Police Department for 31 years. He is survived by his wife and two children. Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of

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Sergeant Christopher Ray Wilson

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department – Law Enforcement Division, Texas End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021 Sergeant Christopher Wilson died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Wilson had served with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for 17 years. He is survived by his four children. Beginning

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Correctional Officer Trainee Whitney Cloud

Florida Department of Corrections, Florida End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021 Correctional Officer Trainee Whitney Cloud was killed as the result of an accidental discharge while conducting firearms training at the Harry K. Singletary Training Academy in the Wakulla Correctional Institute in Crawdfordville. Officer Cloud was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to

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Police Officer Harminder Grewal

Galt Police Department, California End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021 Police Officer Harminder Grewal succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier when his patrol car was struck head-on by a pickup truck on Highway 99, near Dillard Road, at about 4:30 am. The oncoming vehicle crashed through a barrier on the divided highway and collided

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Chief of Police Kenneth Kirkland

Colquitt Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Chief of Police Kenneth Kirkland suffered a fatal heart attack while moving clearing out the department’s storage shed. He had moved several pieces of equipment that weighed over 100 pounds each into the department’s pickup truck. He was driving the items to the county landfill

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Sergeant John Lee Trout, Sr

Bernice Police Department, Oklahoma End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Sergeant John Trout died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Trout had served with the Bernice Police Department for four years. He was a former chief of police for the Spavinaw Police Department and the Strang Police

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Corrections Deputy Lakiesha Tucker

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Corrections Deputy Lakiesha Tucker died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Shelby County Jail at 201 Poplar Avenue in Memphis. Deputy Tucker had served with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office for 16 years. She is survived by her

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Senior Police Officer Randolph Boyd, Jr

Austin Police Department, Texas End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Senior Police Officer Randy Boyd died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working patrol. Officer Boyd served with the Austin Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife and twin sons. Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements

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Deputy Sheriff Christopher Jay Bachelor

Hall County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Chris Bachelor died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while serving as the Student Resource Officer at C. W. Davis Middle School, 4335 Falcon Pkwy, Flowery Branch. Deputy Bachelor had served with the Hall County Sheriff’s Department for six years.

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Sergeant Clay Garrison

Port of Galveston Police Department, Texas End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Sergeant Clay Garrison died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Garrison served with the Port of Galveston Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his wife and two children. Beginning in early 2020,

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Captain Joseph Manning

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Captain Joe Manning died as the result of contracting COVID-19 while he was assigned to the Wayne County Jail at 1892 S Macon Street. Captain Manning served with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office for over 31 years. He is survived by his wife, two

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Deputy First Class Douglas Lynn Clark

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Deputy First Class Douglas Clark died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Clark had served with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office for 13 years and had previously served with the Hardee Correctional Institution. He is survived

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Officer Erik James Skelton

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government End of Watch Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Officer Erik Skelton died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Miami International Airport. Officer Skelton had served with the United States Department of Homeland Security

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Deputy Sheriff Roger A. Mitchell

Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee End of Watch Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Roger Mitchell died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to the Transportations Division. Deputy Mitchell served with the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office for eight years. He is survived by his wife and one child.

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Deputy Sheriff Christopher Broadhead

Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Monday, August 23, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Christopher Broadhead died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Sheriff Broadhead served with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and five children. Beginning in early 2020,

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Patrolman Matthew Adam Jimenez

Beeville Police Department, Texas End of Watch Sunday, August 22, 2021 Patrolman Matthew Jimenez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Patrolman Jimenez served with the Beeville Police Department for one year. He is survived by his parents, fiancé, two brothers and a sister. Beginning in early 2020, due

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Sergeant Tomas Infante

Harris County Constable’s Office – Precinct 6, Texas End of Watch Sunday, August 22, 2021 Sergeant Tomas Infante died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while assigned to provide security and crowd control for a Back to School Giveaway at Morales Funeral Home at 2901 Canal Street in Houston. Sergeant Infante had served with

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Trooper James J. Monda

New York State Police, New York End of Watch Sunday, August 22, 2021 Trooper James Monda drowned while conducting a training dive in the Great Sacandaga Lake in Northampton, New York, at approximately 4:00 pm. He failed to resurface after going into the water at a boat launch on Bunker Hill Road. He was working a

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Corrections Deputy Kevin Kokinis

Branch County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan End of Watch Sunday, August 22, 2021 Corrections Deputy Kevin Kokinis died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Branch County Jail. Deputy Kokinis served with the Branch County Sheriff’s Office for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, three sons, six grandchildren, and two

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Reserve Police Officer David Ruiz

Dallas Police Department, Texas End of Watch Sunday, August 22, 2021 Reserve Police Officer David Ruiz died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Ruiz was a United States Navy veteran. He served with the Dallas Police Department for 32 years and then patrolled for four years as a

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Deputy Sheriff Jody Hull, Jr.

St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Saturday, August 21, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Jody Hull died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Hull had served with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office for over eight years. He is survived by his wife and seven children. Beginning

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Deputy Sheriff Harry “Buddy” Hutchinson

Blount County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama End of Watch Saturday, August 21, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Harry Hutchinson died as the result of contracting COVID-19 while he was assigned to the Blount County Courthouse at 220 2nd Avenue East. Deputy Hutchinson was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He had served with the Blount County

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Correctional Officer Darryl “Scout” Goodrich, Jr.

Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington End of Watch Friday, August 20, 2021 Correctional Officer Darryl Goodrich died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Stafford Creek Corrections Center at 191 Constantine Way. Officer Goodrich served with the Washington State Department of Corrections for one year. He is survived by his

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Officer Monica J. Riola

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government End of Watch Friday, August 20, 2021 Officer Monica Riola died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Los Angeles International Airport. Officer Riola served with the United States Department of Homeland Security

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Sergeant Patrick Wayne Madison

Coral Springs Police Department, Florida End of Watch Friday, August 20, 2021 Sergeant Patrick Madison died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Madison served with the Coral Springs Police Department for 15 years. He is survived by his fiancé, son, mother, brother, and sister. Beginning in early 2020,

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Detective Rodney L. Davis, Sr.

Waycross Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Friday, August 20, 2021 Detective Rodney Davis died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Detective Davis had served with the Waycross Police Department for 16 years and also served as a part-time officer with the Coastal Pines Technical College Police Department. He

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Police Officer Jimmie Alexander Shindler

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee End of Watch Friday, August 20, 2021 Police Officer Alex Shindler died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Mt. Moriah Precinct at 2602 Mt. Moriah Road in Memphis. Officer Shindler had served with the Memphis Police Department for 12 years. He is survived by his wife

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Sergeant Frank Tobar

Palm Bay Police Department, Florida End of Watch Friday, August 20, 2021 Sergeant Frank Tobar died from complications of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while supervising a Police Explorer Academy. Sergeant Tobar had served with the Palm Bay Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his wife. He was posthumously promoted to

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Deputy Sheriff Eric Otis Ritter

Moore County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina End of Watch Thursday, August 19, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Eric Ritter died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty at the Moore County Courthouse. Deputy Ritter had served three years with the Moore County Sheriff’s Office and had previously served 30 years

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Sergeant Kuo-sheng “Johnny” Wang

South Houston Police Department, Texas End of Watch Thursday, August 19, 2021 Sergeant Johnny Wang died from complications of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Wang served with the South Houston Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and three children. Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of

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Sergeant John Harris

Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office, Oklahoma End of Watch Thursday, August 19, 2021 Sergeant John Harris died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Harris had served with the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office for 12 years and was assigned to the Officer Assistance Program. He is survived by his wife

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Officer Yokemia L. Conyers

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government End of Watch Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Officer Yokemia Conyers died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Miami International Airport. Officer Conyers had served with the United States Customs and Border Protection

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Sergeant Joe Olivares

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Sergeant Joe Olivares died from died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while performing his duties at the John B. Connally Correctional Institution at 899 FM 632in Kenedy. Sergeant Olivares served with the Texas Department of Criminal

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Police Officer Jason Raynor

Daytona Beach Police Department, Florida End of Watch Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Police Officer Jason Raynor succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on June 20th, 2021, while he was investigating a suspicious vehicle. He noticed the vehicle parked near an apartment building in the 100 block of Kingston Avenue at about 8:50 pm. One of the

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Sergeant Steven Mazzotta

Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Monday, August 16, 2021 Sergeant Steven Mazzotta died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Mazzotta had served with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office for 18 years and was assigned to the Corrections Bureau. He was posthumously promoted to the rank

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Police Officer Robert Alan Williams

West Palm Beach Police Department, Florida End of Watch Monday, August 16, 2021 Police Officer Robert Williams from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Williams had served with the West Palm Beach Police Department for over 20 years. Officer William is survived by his wife and two stepsons. Officer

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Deputy Sheriff Dennis W. Dixon

Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina End of Watch Monday, August 16, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Dennis Dixon died as the result of contracting COVID-19 while he was assigned to the Child Support Enforcement Unit. He was required to visit residents throughout Catawba County and at the Catawba County Detention Facility. Deputy Dixon had served with the

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Detective Raymond Orinn Williamson

Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Monday, August 16, 2021 Detective Ray Williamson died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Detective Williamson served with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office for over 14 years. He is survived by his wife and child. Beginning in early 2020, due to

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Border Patrol Agent Ricardo Zarate

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government End of Watch Monday, August 16, 2021 Border Patrol Agent Ricardo Zarate died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty in the Rio Grande Valley Sector in Texas. Agent Zarate had served

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Deputy Sheriff Ryan J. Proxmire

Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan End of Watch Sunday, August 15, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Ryan Proxmire succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous night while involved in a vehicle pursuit. A subject who had evaded officers in an earlier vehicle pursuit was spotted at a gas station on 35th Street near Galesburg. As deputies approached

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Officer Craig Cloninger

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office End of Watch: Saturday, August 14, 2021 Officer Craig Cloninger, an Ellerbe native, was part of the Mount Gilead fire and police departments’ response to a home engulfed in flames on Northview Road when he suffered a medical emergency and became unconscious, according to a press release issued Sunday morning. The

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Police Officer Juan Manuel Gomez-Lopez

Pelham Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Saturday, August 14, 2021 Police Officer Juan Gomez-Lopez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Gomez was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the Pelham Police Department for 11 years and had previously served with the Albertville Police Department

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Trooper Lazaro R. Febles

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida End of Watch Saturday, August 14, 2021 Trooper Lazaro Febles died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Trooper Febles had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 12 years and was assigned to Troop E – Miami. He is survived by his wife and two

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Police Officer Jennifer B. Sepot

Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Florida End of Watch Saturday, August 14, 2021 Police Officer Jennifer Sepot died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Sepot had served with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department for four years. She is survived by her husband, who is also a police officer, and

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Special Agent Gregory Cleveland Holland

United States Department of Veterans Affairs Police Services, U.S. Government End of Watch Friday, August 13, 2021 Special Agent Greg Holland died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure while on duty at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Law Enforcement Training Center in North Little Rock,

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Correctional Officer Dennis Bennett

Missouri Department of Corrections, Missouri End of Watch Thursday, August 12, 2021 Correctional Officer Dennis Bennett died as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty at the South Central Correctional Center in Licking, Missouri. Officer Bennett was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and had served with the Missouri Department of

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Captain Ramsey O’Dell Mannon

Effingham County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia End of Watch Thursday, August 12, 2021 Captain Ramsey Mannon died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Captain Mannon was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and had served with the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office for 38 years. He is survived by his wife, two

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Correctional Deputy Michael Andrew Nowak

Leon County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Thursday, August 12, 2021 Correctional Deputy Andy Nowak died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Correctional Deputy Nowak was a United States Marine Corps and Army veteran. He had served with the Leon County Sheriff’s Office for 19 years. He is

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Narcotics Agent Robert Daye Daffin, Jr.

George County Sheriff’s Office, Mississippi End of Watch Thursday, August 12, 2021 Narcotics Agent Bobby Daffin died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Agent Daffin served with the George County Sheriff’s office for over 14 years. He is survived by his daughter, parents, and three siblings. Beginning in early

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Reserve Sergeant John Richard Bullard, Jr.

Independence Police Department, Missouri End of Watch Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Reserve Sergeant John Bullard died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Bullard had served with the Independence Police Department for 46 years. He is survived by his wife, parents, a daughter, a son, two step-daughters, and ten

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Lieutenant Dale Sylvester, Jr.

Port Wentworth Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Lieutenant Dale Sylvester died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Lieutenant Sylvester was a U.S. Navy veteran. He had served with the Port Wentworth Police Department for 31 years and was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division.

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Lieutenant Lonny Hempstead

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Lieutenant Lonny Hempstead died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a confirmed exposure while serving a search warrant. Lieutenant Hempstead was a Florida Army National Guard veteran and had served with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office for 26 years. He is

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Police Officer Ella French

Chicago Police Department End of Watch Sunday, August 7, 2021 Police officer French joined Chicago’s Community Safety Team in 2018. French had just returned to work following maternity leave after giving birth to a baby daughter. The 29-year-old cop and her male partner carried out the traffic stop at around 9pm on August 7 near 63

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Deputy Sheriff James Morgan

Baxter County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas End of Watch Thursday, August 5, 2021 Deputy Sheriff James Morgan died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Deputy Morgan had served with the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office for nine years. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, and two granddaughters. Beginning in early 2020,

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Police Officer Bryan Christopher Hawkins

Lake City Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Thursday, August 5, 2021 Police Officer Bryan Hawkins died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Police Officer Hawkins served with the Lake City Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his wife. Beginning in early 2020, due to the

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Deputy Sheriff Brandon Shirley

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky End of Watch Thursday, August 5, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Brandon Shirley was shot and killed when he was ambushed while working a secondary employment assignment at 2618 Rockford Lane in Shively, Kentucky. He was in uniform and sitting in a vehicle at about 2:30 am when a subject approached him and

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Sgt. Joseph Deccio

Yakima Police Department, Yakima, WA End of Watch August 4, 2021 Sgt. Joseph Deccio, 38, a 15-year-veteran of the Yakima Police Department, died in the line of duty Tuesday after suffering a “significant medical episode” while working earlier that afternoon. Deccio “suffered a significant medical episode while at work earlier this afternoon,” a police announcement

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Police Officer Brian Pierce, Jr.

Brooklyn Police Department, Illinois End of Watch Wednesday, August 4, 2021 Police Officer Brian Pierce was struck and killed by a fleeing vehicle while attempting to deploy spike strips on the McKinley Bridge during a vehicle pursuit at about 3:00 am. Other officers from Brooklyn had started pursuing the vehicle following an incident at a local

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Police Officer Scott Dawley

Nelsonville Police Department, Ohio End of Watch Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Police Officer Scott Dawley was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a shooting call at about 2:30 pm. His patrol car collided with two other vehicles at the intersection of East Canal Street and Hocking Street. Officer Dawley was flown to O’Bleness Hospital

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Corrections Officer Maurice “Reese” Jackson

Robertsdale Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Corrections Officer Maurice Jackson died from complications of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Jackson served with the Robertsdale Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and two children. Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their

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Sheriff Lee D. Vance

Hinds County Sheriff’s Office, Mississippi End of Watch Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Sheriff Lee Vance died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees of the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office and inmates in the Hinds County Jail. Sheriff Vance had served with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office for four years and

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Police Officer George Gonzalez

United States Department of Defense – Pentagon Force Protection Agency, U.S. Government End of Watch Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Police Officer George Gonzalez was fatally stabbed in an unprovoked attack at the Pentagon’s Transit Center in Arlington, Virginia. He was conducting a foot patrol of the Transit Center when a subject exited a Metro bus, approached

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Deputy Sheriff Shaun Waters

Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Sunday, August 1, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Shaun Waters died from complications of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Waters had served with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for 11 years and was assigned to District 4. Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their

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Police Officer Lewis Andrew “Andy” Traylor

Austin Police Department, Texas End of Watch Saturday, July 31, 2021 Police Officer Andy Traylor succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle crash three days earlier while responding to an emergency call for service at about 2:10 am. He was traveling on FM 969 when a tractor-trailer attempted to make a U-turn in front of him

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Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Daniel Cox

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government End of Watch Saturday, July 31, 2021 Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Dan Cox was killed in a vehicle crash near milepost 128 on State Route 86 near Sells, Arizona, at about 12:20 am. Agent Cox’s patrol vehicle and

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Trooper Micah May

Nevada Department of Public Safety – Nevada Highway Patrol, Nevada End of Watch Thursday, July 29, 2021 Trooper Micah May succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a fleeing vehicle on I-15 while deploying spike strips. Officers with the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation and other troopers had chased the

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Jonathan M. Gumm

United States Department of Defense – Joint Base Lewis-McChord Police Department, U.S. Government End of Watch Thursday, July 29, 2021 Police Officer Jonathan Gumm suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after moving several military star-style barricades. He was responding to reports of an abandoned vehicle in a training area where stolen cars are commonly dumped. He

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Lieutenant Gilbert Clayton McClure

Texarkana Police Department, Texas End of Watch Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Lieutenant Clay McClure died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Lieutenant McClure had served with the Texarkana Police Department for 25 years and had previously served with the Bowie County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by his wife,

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Deputy Sheriff Justin Smith

Burt County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska End of Watch Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Justin Smith died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Smith was a U.S. Army Reserve veteran. He had served with the Burt County Sheriff’s Office for 13 years and also served as the police

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Police Officer Ryan Bialke

Red Lake Nation Police Department, Tribal Police End of Watch Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Police Officer Ryan Bialke was shot and killed while responding to reports of a suicidal subject at home on Highway 1 one mile west of Redby. The subject opened fire and shot Officer Bialke as he arrived at the home. Officer Bialke

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Police Officer Marquis Moorer

Selma Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Police Officer Marquis Moorer was shot and killed from ambush while stopping at his apartment for his meal break at about 4:00 am. He was approached by a subject who then opened fire on him outside of the building in the Selma Square Apartments. Officer

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Lieutenant Matthew D. Razukas

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey End of Watch Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Lieutenant Matthew Razukas died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Galloway Station at 2 East Jimmy Leeds Road in Galloway. Lieutenant Razukas had served with the New Jersey State Police for over 20 years. He is survived

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Deputy Sheriff Courtney Couch

Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Oregon End of Watch Sunday, July 25, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Courtney Couch drowned while attempting to rescue a child from Foster Reservoir in Linn County while off duty. She was paddle boarding with friends when she noticed a child, who was not known to her, in distress near the swimming area at

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Deputy Sheriff Phillip Campas

Kern County Sheriff’s Office, California End of Watch Sunday, July 25, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Phillip Campas was shot and killed during a barricade at a home near the intersection of 1st Street and Poplar Avenue in Wasco. Deputies had initially responded to the home for reports of a shooting at about 1:00 pm. A subject inside

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Corrections Officer IV Daniel Giorgi

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Sunday, July 25, 2021 Corrections Officer IV Daniel Giorgi died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while serving at the Fabian Dale Dominguez State Jail at 6535 Cagnon Road in San Antonio. Corrections Officer IV Daniel Giorgi was a United States

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Sergeant Jeremy Brown

Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Washington End of Watch Friday, July 23, 2021 Sergeant Jeremy Brown was shot and killed while conducting surveillance at an apartment complex in the 3500 block of Northeast 109th Avenue in Vancouver. He was approached by three people and was shot as he sat in his vehicle. Two subjects were arrested near

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Police Officer Adam Ashworth

St. George Police Department, Utah End of Watch Thursday, July 22, 2021ADD TO MY HEROES Police Officer Adam Ashworth died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Ashworth had served with the St. George Police Department for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and three children. Beginning

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Deputy Sheriff Ray W. McCrary, Jr.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee End of Watch Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Ray McCrary died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty. Deputy McCrary had served with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office for 24 years and was assigned to the Civil/Levy Division. He is survived by

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Home Confinement Officer Michael Andrew Sillman

Marion County Sheriff’s Office, West Virginia End of Watch Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Home Confinement Officer Michael Sillman suffered a fatal heart attack while assisting other deputies with a warrant service on a wanted fugitive at a home on William Smith Road. The deputies parked out of sight from the home and were walking through rugged

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Police Officer Ricky Neal Roberts

McLennan Community College Police Department, Texas End of Watch Monday, July 19, 2021 Police Officer Ricky Roberts died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty. Officer Roberts had served with the McLennan Community College Police Department for three years and had previously served with the Texas State Technical

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Reserve Deputy Sheriff Tom Larry Hoobler

Childress County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Saturday, July 17, 2021 Reserve Deputy Sheriff Tom Hoobler suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after directing traffic during an unusually hot and humid day at the Childress Old Settlers Rodeo parade. He had completed his traffic detail when he responded to assist with a disabled traffic trailer

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Detective Juan Alfonso “John” Delgado

Bay City Police Department, Texas End of Watch Thursday, July 15, 2021 Detective John Delgado died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Detective Delgado was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the Bay City Police Department for 24 years and had served in law enforcement for 43

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Sergeant Joshua Blake Bartlett

Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Thursday, July 15, 2021 Sergeant Josh Bartlett was shot and killed during a barricade at a home in the 1100 block of 10th Street in Levelland. Earlier in the morning, the subject had been stopped by a Texas Highway Patrol trooper for reckless driving and attempted to bait

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Police Officer William Earl Collins, Jr.

Doyline Police Department, Louisiana End of Watch Friday, July 9, 2021 Police Officer Billy Collins was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call on Green Tree Street at about 6:00 pm. A subject in the home opened fire on him and two deputies from the Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office as they arrived on

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Captain Clay Germany

Wichita Police Department, Kansas End of Watch Friday, July 9, 2021 Captain Clay Germany died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Captain Germany was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Wichita Police Department for 27 years. He had previously served with the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office

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Captain Clay Morsell Germany

Wichita Police Department, Kansas End of Watch Friday, July 9, 2021 Captain Clay Germany died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Captain Germany was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Wichita Police Department for 27 years. He had previously served with the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office

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Detective Greg Ferency

Terre Haute Police Department, Indiana End of Watch Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Detective Greg Ferency was shot and killed outside of the FBI Indianapolis Resident Agency near the intersection of Wabash Court and First Street in Terre Haute at about 2:15 pm. A subject drove to the gate of the building and threw a Molotov cocktail

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Detective Jon Alexander Cooke

Hollywood Police Department, Florida End of Watch Friday, July 2, 2021 Detective Jon Cooke died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Detective Cooke was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Hollywood Police Department for 23 years. He is survived by his siblings. Beginning in early 2020,

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Lieutenant Leslie Lentz

Missouri Department of Corrections, Missouri End of Watch Thursday, July 1, 2021 Lieutenant Leslie Lentz died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty at the Ozark Correctional Center in Fordland, Missouri. Lieutenant Lentz had served with the Missouri Department of Corrections for 23 years. He is survived by

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Deputy Sheriff Anthony Redondo

Imperial County Sheriff’s Office, California End of Watch Saturday, June 26, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Anthony Redondo was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Aten Road and Forrester Road while responding to a call for service. His patrol SUV collided with another vehicle in the intersection. Deputy Redondo had served with the Imperial County

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Police Officer Kevin Apple

Pea Ridge Police Department, Arkansas End of Watch Saturday, June 26, 2021 Police Officer Kevin Apple was struck and killed by a vehicle in the parking lot of a gas station at the intersection of Slack Street and N Curtis Avenue. The vehicle had fled from officers in Rogers, Arkansas, earlier after they attempted to stop

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Police Officer Jason Timothy Swanger

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada End of Watch Thursday, June 24, 2021 Police Officer Jason Swanger died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Swanger was a veteran of both the U.S. Navy and the Army National Guard. He had served with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

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Police Officer Gordon Beesley

Arvada Police Department, Colorado End of Watch Monday, June 21, 2021 Police Officer Gordon Beesley was shot and killed at about 1:30 pm after having responded to a suspicious event call near the Arvada Library in the 7500 block of W 57th Avenue. While Officer Beesley was checking the area a subject who had expressed a

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Lieutenant Clinton Joseph Ventrca

Corinth Police Department, Texas End of Watch Sunday, June 20, 2021 Lieutenant Clint Ventrca died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while attending training at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Training Academy. Lieutenant Ventrca had served with the Corinth Police Department for 21 years. He is survived by his

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Police Officer Lewis Franklin Cantey

Grand River Dam Authority Police Department, Oklahoma End of Watch Friday, June 18, 2021 Police Officer Frank Cantey died as the result of complications from contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Cantey had served as a part-time police officer with the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department for three years and had served in

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Correctional Officer Gabriel Forrest

Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington End of Watch Thursday, June 17, 2021 Correctional Officer Gabriel Forrest died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty at the Stafford Creek Corrections Center in Aberdeen, Washington. Officer Forrest had served with the Washington State Department of Corrections for 19 years. Beginning in

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Sergeant Thomas E. Sawyer

Hammond Police Department, Indiana End of Watch Thursday, June 17, 2021 Sergeant Thomas Sawyer died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while assigned to the Hammond Police Jail. Sergeant Sawyer was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Hammond Police Department for 23 years. He is survived

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Police Officer Joseph William Burson

Holly Springs Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Police Officer Joe Burson succumbed to injuries sustained when he was dragged by a vehicle during a traffic stop of a speeding vehicle at about 11:00 pm. He had stopped the vehicle on Hickory Road between Little Road and Hickory Hills Drive. At some

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Sergeant Paul Mooney

Texas Department of Public Safety – Texas Highway Patrol, Texas End of Watch Monday, June 14, 2021 Sergeant Paul Mooney died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Mooney was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for 13 years and was assigned as

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Police Officer Alexandra Brenneman Harris

Seattle Police Department, Washington End of Watch Sunday, June 13, 2021 Police Officer Lexi Harris was struck and killed by a vehicle while checking on the welfare of several drivers who had just been involved in a vehicle crash on I-5 near Spokane Street. Officer Harris had just completed her shift and was en route home

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Sergeant Erasmo García-Torres

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico End of Watch Thursday, June 10, 2021 Sergeant Erasmo García-Torres was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop at the intersection of Calle Villa and Calle Venus in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The driver started to walk away during the stop and Sergeant García-Torres began to follow him. The man

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Deputy Sheriff William H. Smith

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama End of Watch Sunday, June 6, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Bill Smith drowned while attempting a water rescue of three distressed swimmers in the Gulf of Mexico off of Fort Morgan Road. He and another deputy entered the water in an attempt to rescue the three swimmers. Deputy Smith also became distressed

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Police Officer Enmanuel Familia

Worcester Police Department, Massachusetts End of Watch Friday, June 4, 2021 Police Officer Manny Familia drowned while attempting to rescue a juvenile who had gone underwater in a small pond in Green Hill Park at about 1:35 pm. Three juveniles who had gone into the water became distressed. One of the juveniles went underwater and failed

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Deputy Sheriff Dustin Kyle Speckels

Hays County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Sunday, May 30, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Dustin Speckels died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while assigned to the Hays County Narcotics Task Force. Deputy Speckels had served with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office for almost 13 years and had previously served

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Border Patrol Agent Juan Manuel Urrutia

United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government End of Watch Friday, May 28, 2021 Border Patrol Agent Juan Urrutia died as the result of complications from contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Agent Urrutia had served with the United States Border Patrol for 18

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Police Officer Jeremy Brinton

Nogales Police Department, Arizona End of Watch Friday, May 21, 2021 Police Officer Jeremy Brinton succumbed to injuries sustained the previous evening when he was struck by a vehicle on I-19 near the Mariposa Road exit at about 8:15 pm. Officer Brinton was working an overtime assignment and assisting with lane closures at a road construction

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Police Officer Chris Oberheim

Champaign Police Department, IL EOW: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Police Officer Chris Oberheim was shot and killed at about 3:20 am while responding to a domestic disturbance call at an apartment complex in the 3200 block of North Neil Street. He and another officer had arrived at the location and were walking from their patrol

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Police Officer Jimmy Inn

Police Officer Jimmy Inn was shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence call in the 4400 block of La Cresta Way. He was approaching the front door of the residence when a man opened fire on him, fatally wounding him. A second officer arriving at the home exchanged gunfire with the subject, who

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Sergeant Stephen Jones

Sergeant Stephen Jones and Deputy Sheriff Samuel Leonard were shot and killed while responding to a complaint about a dog in the 100 block of Bryan Street in Eden, Texas. An altercation occurred as both deputies, along with an Eden municipal employee, made contact with a subject at a residence. The subject fatally shot both

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Deputy Sheriff Samuel Alexander Leonard

Deputy Sheriff Samuel Leonard and Sergeant Stephen Jones were shot and killed while responding to a complaint about a dog in the 100 block of Bryan Street in Eden, Texas. An altercation occurred as both deputies, along with an Eden municipal employee, made contact with a subject at a residence. The subject fatally shot both

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Detective Luca Benedetti

Detective Luca Benedetti was shot and killed as he and other detectives executed a search warrant as part of an investigation of a series of burglaries. The detectives approached the apartment, identified themselves, and asked to enter. They waited an extended period of time with no response before forcing entry into the apartment. The suspect

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Border Patrol Agent Freddie Vasquez

Border Patrol Agent Freddie Vasquez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Border Patrol Agent Vasquez had served with the United States Border Patrol for 19 years and was assigned to the Hondo Pass Station in El Paso, Texas. He is survived by his wife, three sons, daughter,

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Sergeant John Burright

Sergeant John Burright succumbed to injuries sustained on September 4th, 2001, when he struck by a vehicle near mile marker 243 on I-5 near Albany. Senior Trooper Maria Mignano and Police Officer Jason Hoerauf, of the Albany Police Department, were killed in the same incident while all three were assisting a family whose van had

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Detention Services Officer Michael Wall

Los Angeles County Probation Department, California End of Watch Friday, April 30, 2021 Detention Services Officer Michael Wall suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after restraining a juvenile offender who had led a mob assault on another juvenile offender at the Central Juvenile Hall at 1605 Eastlake Avenue in Los Angeles. The attack occurred inside of

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Police Officer Christopher Farrar

Police Officer Chris Farrar was struck and killed by a vehicle during a vehicle pursuit of a stolen vehicle involving multiple agencies. Deputies with the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office had initiated the pursuit of a known felon shortly after 10:00 pm. The driver of the vehicle fired shots and at the responding deputies before entering

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Corporal Keith Heacook

Delmar Police Department, Delaware End of Watch Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Corporal Keith Heacook succumbed to injuries sustained on April 25th, 2021, when he was assaulted after responding to a fight call in 11000 block of Buckingham Drive in Delmar, Delaware. He was the only officer on duty when he responded to the call at approximately

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Sergeant Chris Ward

Sergeant Chris Ward and Deputy Sheriff Logan Fox were shot and killed while conducting a welfare check at a home on Hardaman Circle. A coworker of the homeowner had requested a welfare check after the man did not report for work and was not answering his phone. Responding officers discovered all the vehicles belonging to

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Deputy Sheriff Logan Fox

Deputy Sheriff Logan Fox and Sergeant Chris Ward were shot and killed while conducting a welfare check at a home on Hardaman Circle. A coworker of the homeowner had requested a welfare check after the man did not report for work and was not answering his phone. Responding officers discovered all the vehicles belonging to

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Lieutenant Adam Dale Whisenant

Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, Florida End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Lieutenant Adam Whisenant died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Lieutenant Whisenant had served with the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco for eight years and had served in law enforcement for 30

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Police Officer Anastasio Tsakos

Police Officer Anastasio Tsakos was struck and killed by a vehicle being operated by an intoxicated driver. Officer Tsakos responded to assist at the scene of a fatal automobile collision on the Long Island Expressway, near the entrance to the Clearview Expressway. He was redirecting traffic when a 2013 Volkswagen driven by a 32-year-old woman

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Deputy Sheriff Alexander Gwosdz

Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Texas End of Watch Thursday, April 22, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Alexander Gwosdz died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Gwosdz had served with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for nine years. Beginning in early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders

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Deputy Sheriff Terry Dyer

Deputy Sheriff Terry Dyer suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to a domestic violence call at a local church two days earlier. He collapsed while appearing in a General Sessions Court criminal case. He received immediate medical attention and was transported to Jackson General Hospital where he passed away. Deputy Dyer was a U.S.

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Police Officer David Parde

Police Officer David Parde succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained on May 5th, 1992, while investigating reports of a suspicious person at an apartment complex at 612 Fairview Drive. A resident had called police after three teenagers were observed knocking on doors pretending to be delivering pizza at 12:30 am. Officer Parde and

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Detention Deputy Mark Edward Anderson

Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota End of Watch Thursday, April 15, 2021 Detention Deputy Mark Anderson suffered a fatal heart attack after interacting with a belligerent inmate in the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center. Deputy Anderson was working alone managing gym-use time for inmates when one of the inmates became extremely upset, prompting Deputy Anderson to

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Corrections Officer Jimmy Garcia

Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Correctional Institutions Division, Texas End of Watch Thursday, April 15, 2021 Corrections Officer Jimmy Garcia died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to the Neal Unit in Amarillo, Texas. Officer Garcia was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with

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Border Patrol Agent Christopher Shane Simpkins

Border Patrol Agent Shane Simpkins died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to the Lake Charles Border Patrol Station in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Border Patrol Agent Simpkins was an Alabama National Guard veteran and had served with the United States Border Patrol for 24 years. He

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Deputy Sheriff Carlos Antonio Hernandez

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Florida End of Watch Sunday, April 11, 2021 Deputy Sheriff Carlos Hernandez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Deputy Hernandez had served with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for 15 years and was assigned to the Okeelanta Division. He had previously served

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Deputy Sheriff Thomas Patrick Barnes

Deputy Sheriff Pat Barnes was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a domestic disturbance at a hotel in Prentiss, Mississippi. He was responding to backup members of the Prentiss Police Department when his patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree near the intersection of Highway 42 and Ed Parkman Road. Deputy

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Sergeant James K. Smith

Sergeant Jim Smith was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a subject who had assaulted and disarmed another law enforcement officer during a traffic stop near Grundy Center. The subject initially fled as officers attempted to stop him but stopped and confronted them and antagonized them to shoot him. The man then assaulted one

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Deputy Sheriff Christopher Wilson Knight

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Knight was stabbed to death by a prisoner at the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center at about 2:45 am. He and another deputy were moving the prisoner to an observation area after the man made suicidal comments. The inmate began fighting with both deputies and was able to gain control of Deputy

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Police Officer Brent Nelson Hall

Police Officer Brent Hall was killed in a vehicle crash near the intersection of Northeast Boulevard and Isaac Weeks Road in Clinton, North Carolina. He was driving his patrol car to Newton Grove at about 6:40 pm when he suffered a medical emergency that caused his vehicle to accelerate and leave the roadway at a

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Lieutenant James Kouski

Lieutenant James Kouski was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating a prior DUI-related crash at about 3:00 am. He was standing on the side of South Pulaski Road, near the intersection of 91st Street, when he was struck. The driver of the car that struck him fled the scene but was arrested later

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Police Officer William Evans

Police Officer Billy Evans was struck and killed by a vehicle whose driver was attempting to breach a barricade at the United States Capitol. Officer Evans and other officers were stationed outside of the north vehicle access point along Constitution Avenue when the driver intentionally drove into Officer Evans and a second officer. The driver

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Trooper Chad Walker

Trooper Chad Walker succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained five days earlier when he was ambushed while stopping to assist what he believed was a disabled vehicle near Mexia, Texas. He was travelling on FM 2838, near U.S. Highway 84, when he observed the vehicle parked on the shoulder at about 7:45 pm. As he pulled

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Corrections Officer Luis Arturo Hernandez, Sr.

Corrections Officer Art Hernandez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to the Rufus H. Duncan Unit in Diboll, Texas. Officer Hernandez had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and three children. Beginning in early

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Reserve Deputy Sheriff James Driver

Reserve Deputy Sheriff James Driver was killed in a vehicle crash near the intersection of West State Road 45 and West Eller Road while responding to an accident with injury. An oncoming vehicle pulling a trailer attempted to stop, but the driver lost control. The vehicle’s trailer struck Deputy Driver’s patrol car, which rolled over.

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2020

Officer Troy Allen Adkins

Officer Troy Adkins died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Port of El Paso in El Paso, Texas. Officer Adkins was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the United States Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations for 13 years. He is survived by

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Police Officer Kendle Blackburn

Police Officer Kendle Blackburn died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 from a presumed exposure while on duty. Officer Blackburn had served with the Lebanon Police Department for 16 years and had previously served with the Laclede County Sheriff’s Office for five years. He is survived by his wife and three children. In

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Officer Randall Versie Smith

Officer Randy Smith died as the result of complications of an inadvertent gunshot wound suffered on March 25th, 1995, while responding to a domestic disturbance call at 916 18th Street in Ensley. An armed man was in the house with a small child who had been left inside as the mother fled the home at

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Corrections Officer V Joe Landin

Corrections Officer V Joe Landin died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Montford Unit in Lubbock, Texas. Officer Landin had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 25 years. He is survived by his two sons, two daughters, and seven grandchildren.

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Corrections Officer V Phillip Holbert

Corrections Officer V Phillip Holbert died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Formby State Jail in Plainview. Officer Holbert had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 14 years. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, three grandchildren, and sister. His

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Sergeant Patrick Snook

Sergeant Patrick Snook died from complications after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak within the unit he supervised. Sergeant Snook was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Henry County Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his wife and four children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other

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Special Deputy Sheriff Lee Daniel Manns

Special Deputy Sheriff LD Manns died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while serving civil papers. Deputy Manns had served with the Breathitt County Sheriff’s Office for two years. He is survived by his wife and three children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first

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Security Control Specialist Jerry William Jones

Security Control Specialist Jerry Jones died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a confirmed exposure during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Tarrant County Jail. Specialist Jones had served with the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office for 18 years. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, granddaughter, mother, and sister.

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Sergeant David Lynn Schmidt

Sergeant David Schmidt died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty at the Seagoville Police Department. Sergeant Schmidt had served with the Seagoville Police Department for 15 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and three brothers. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and

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Unit Team Supervisor Gabe Morales

Unit Team Supervisor Gabe Morales died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the El Dorado Correctional Facility. Supervisor Morales had served with the Kansas Department of Corrections for six years. He is survived by his wife, two children, mother, and three siblings. In early 2020,

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Police Officer Christopher Lynn Elder

Police Officer Christopher Elder died of complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a confirmed exposure while on duty at the Milford Police Department. Officer Elder had served with the Milford Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his three children and sister. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and

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Lieutenant Craig L. King

Lieutenant Craig King died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a confirmed exposure during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Tarrant County Jail. Lieutenant King had served with the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office for 17 years. He is survived by his four children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement

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Officer Andrew Raymond Bouchard

Officer Andy Bouchard died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Houston Seaport. Officer Bouchard was a U.S. Army veteran of the Persian Gulf War and had served with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations for 13 years. He is survived by his wife

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Sheriff Allan J. Weber

Sheriff Allan Weber died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Gove County Emergency Operations Center at 521 Garfield Street in Quinter. Sheriff Weber had served with the Gove County Sheriff’s Office for 24 years. He is survived by his wife and four children. In early 2020, thousands of

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Sheriff Benny N. Napoleon

Sheriff Benny Napoleon died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Sheriff Napoleon had served in law enforcement for 45 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these

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Police Officer Jason Nicholas Shuping

Police Officer Jason Shuping was shot and killed while responding to an attempted carjacking at a fast-food restaurant at 7761 Gateway Lane NW. A North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement agent had encountered an abandoned vehicle at the scene of a single-car crash on the I-85 exit ramp to Bruton Smith Boulevard. As the agent and

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Deputy Sheriff Jane Alice Ash

Deputy Sheriff Jane Ash died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an exposure while on duty at the Effingham County Jail. Deputy Ash had served with the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office for two years. She is survived by her son and grandchildren. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other

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Corrections Officer IV Harold Paul “Skip” Smith, Sr.

Corrections Officer IV Harold Smith died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Jordan Unit in Pampa, Texas. Officer Smith had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 5-1/2 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout

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Lieutenant Russell Freeman

Lieutenant Russell Freeman died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak amongst employees and inmates at the Gloria McDonald Women’s Facility. Lieutenant Freeman had served with the Rhode Island Department of Corrections for 29 years. He is survived by his wife and three children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement

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Officer Tyler Avery Herndon

Mount Holly Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Friday, December 11, 2020 Police Officer Tyler Herndon was shot and killed while he and other officers responded to a burglary in progress at a car wash at 313 Beatty Drive at about 3:30 am. The subject was shot and wounded by other officers on the scene.

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Master Corporal Norman Daye, Jr.

Master Corporal Norman Daye died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Master Corporal Daye had served with the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office for 16 years and was assigned to the Warrant Squad. He had previously served with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by his parents, brother, sister,

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Deputy Sheriff Jon Michael Melvin

Grant County Sheriff’s Office, Washington End of Watch Friday, December 11, 2020 Deputy Sheriff Jon Melvin died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. Deputy Melvin had served with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office for 35 years. He is survived by his son, father, and sister. Beginning in

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Corrections Officer V Timothy Beggs

Corrections Officer V Timothy Beggs died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at Hospital Galveston in Galveston, Texas. Officer Beggs was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 13 years. He is survived by his wife, four children,

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Sergeant Lyle Gene Denny

Sergeant Lyle Denny died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a confirmed exposure while on duty. Sergeant Denny had served in law enforcement for 42 years and was the School Resource Officer for Panhandle High School. He is survived by his wife, daughter, two granddaughters, brother, and sister. In early 2020, thousands

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Captain Billy Dewayne Allen, Sr.

Captain Billy Allen died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. Captain Allen had served with the Fort Sill Police Department for 25 years. He is survived by his wife and six children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the

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Sergeant Herschel Turner

Sergeant Herschel Turner was struck and killed by a police car while assisting a neighboring agency at the scene of a traffic stop on Chambers Road near Lance Drive. He and a Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department officer had stopped a stolen vehicle at about 12:30 am. Another Bellefonte Neighbors officer was arriving at the scene

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Trooper Jennifer M. Czarnecki

New York State Police, New York End of Watch Saturday, December 5, 2020 Trooper Jennifer Czarnecki died as the result of cancer that she developed following her assignment to the search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks. Trooper Czarnecki had served with the New York State Police for

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Patrolman Cassie Marie Johnson

Patrolman Cassie Johnson succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day while responding to a parking complaint in the 200 block Garrison Avenue at about 2:30 pm. Despite her wounds, she was able to return fire and wounded the subject. The man was arrested a short distance away. Patrolman Johnson was transported to Charleston Area

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Police Officer Leslie L. Graves

Police Officer Les Graves died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. Officer Graves had served with the Perryton Police Department for two years. He is survived by his wife, six children, and eight siblings. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders

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Officer Richard Rios

Officer Richard Rios died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to the Ysleta Port of Entry in El Paso, Texas. Officer Rios had served with the Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations for 17 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters,

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Officer Jose A. Santana

Officer Jose Santana died from complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Laredo Port of Entry in Laredo, Texas. Officer Santana had served with the Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations for 12 years and had previously served with the Laredo Police Department for six years. He is survived by

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Detective Sergeant Te’Juan Fontrese “T.J.” Johnson

Detective Sergeant T.J. Johnson from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Sergeant Johnson had served with the Charlestown Police Department for 13 years. He is survived by three children, fiancée, mother, father, and five siblings. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted

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Officer Andy Ornelas

Officer Andy Ornelas succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of West Avenue N-3 and North 32nd Street, in Palmdale, nine days earlier. He was en route to a vehicle crash at about 7:05 pm when another vehicle attempted a U-turn after missing its turn into a driveway. The vehicle turned

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Chief Deputy Constable M. Wayne Rhodes

Chief Deputy Constable Wayne Rhodes died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Chief Deputy Rhodes had served with the Denton County Constable’s Office – Precinct 2 for 25 years. He is survived by his wife, six children, and 16 grandchildren. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other

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Deputy Sheriff Jared Michael Allison

Deputy Sheriff Jared Allison succumbed to injuries sustained on Thanksgiving Day while attempting to stop a motorcycle on U.S. 301 Bypass in Rocky Mount. He had just completed a traffic stop and was attempting to catch a motorcycle when another car attempted a left turn in front of him at the intersection with May Drive.

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Deputy Sheriff John J. “Sonny” Kuhar, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Sonny Kuhar died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Cambria County Human Services and 911 building in Ebensburg. Deputy Kuhar had served in law enforcement for 60 years, starting in 1960. Prior to joining the Cambria County Sheriff’s Office in the 1980s he had served with

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Senior Police Officer Ernest Leal, Jr.

Senior Police Officer Ernest Leal died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Officer Leal had served with the Houston Police Department for 36 years and was assigned to the North Patrol Division. He is survived by his wife, four children, mother, and three siblings. In early 2020, thousands of law

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Captain Philip Edward Street

Captain Philip Street died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Walker County Jail. Captain Street had served with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for seven years and had previously served as the elected sheriff of Dade County for 20 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers

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Police Officer Titus T. Moore

Police Officer Titus Moore died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. Officer Moore had served with the Chicago Police Department for 14 years and was assigned to the 3rd District. He is survived by his father and two sisters. His father had also served with the

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Correctional Officer Glenn F. Martinez

Correctional Officer Glenn Martinez died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Guam Adult Correctional Facility. Officer Martinez had served with the Guam Department of Corrections for 23 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted

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Detention Officer Dwight Willis

Detention Officer Dwight Willis died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Greene County Jail. Detention Officer Willis had served with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office for 19 years. He is survived by his wife. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other

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Sergeant James Scott LaRue

Sergeant James LaRue died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty at the Seminole County Jail. Sergeant LaRue was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office for 21 years. He is survived by his wife and four children. In early

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Correctional Officer Richard Allen Wright

Correctional Officer Richard Wright died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Women’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center in Vandalia. Officer Wright had served with the Missouri Department of Corrections for 15 years. He had previously served with the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office and

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Officer Domingo Jasso, III

Officer Domingo Jasso died as the result of complication after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Progreso/Donna Port of Entry in Progresso, Texas. Officer Jasso had served with the United States Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations for nine years. He is survived by his wife, three children, parents, and two

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Police Officer Charlie Cortez

Police Officer Charlie Cortez died after the 24-foot fisheries enforcement vessel he was in capsized after being struck by a rogue wave in the Puget Sound, Washington, at about 9:00 pm. He and his partner had just escorted a distressed boater into Tulalip Bay when their vessel was struck by the wave and capsized. A

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Air Interdiction Agent Christopher Doyle Carney

Air Interdiction Agent Christopher Carney died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty in McAllen, Texas. Air Interdiction Agent Carney was a U.S. Army veteran and recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross. He had served with Customs and Border Protection – Air and Marine Operations for two years and was assigned

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Deputy Constable Brad Andrew Briscoe

Deputy Constable Brad Briscoe died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Deputy Constable Briscoe had served with the Brazoria County Constable’s Office – Precinct 1 for six months and had previously served with the Angleton Police Department. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, parents, and two siblings. In

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Lieutenant Marzell Jerome Brooks

Lieutenant Marzell Brooks died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Lieutenant Brooks had served with the Brookhaven Police Department for 28 years and was assigned to Brookhaven High School. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic

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Agent Juan R. Ramírez-Padilla

Agent Juan Ramírez-Padilla died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Agent Ramírez-Padilla had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 27 years and was assigned to the Río Grande Barracks. He is survived by his wife, son, and two daughters. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and

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Police Officer Travis C. Wallace

Police Officer Travis Wallace was shot and killed in the 1200 block of Highway 49 while attempting to arrest a subject wanted for a shooting that occurred the previous week. Officer Wallace and another officer saw the subject in a vehicle and conducted a traffic stop as it exited a motel parking lot. The suspect

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Corrections Officer Rodrick Rodgers

Corrections Officer Rodrick Rodgers died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Eastham Unit in Lovelady, Texas. Officer Rodgers had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 10 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the

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Sergeant Sean Sebastian Rios

Sergeant Sean Rios was shot and killed in the 7700 block of North Freeway at about 1:30 pm while en route to start his shift at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. He encountered two vehicles and an armed man on the roadway and became engaged in a shootout with the subject. Sergeant Rios was fatally wounded

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Police Officer Marshall Waters, Jr.

Police Officer Marshall Waters succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on October 17th, 2020, while conducting a traffic stop on Highway 425 near the Franklin Parish / Richland Parish border. The vehicle had just been stolen during an armed commercial robbery in Rayville. As Officer Waters stepped from his patrol car the driver of the

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First Lieutenant Roberto Rodríguez-Hernández

First Lieutenant Roberto Rodríguez-Hernández died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Lieutenant Rodríguez-Hernández had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for over 33 years and was the commander of the Río Grande District. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons. In early 2020, thousands of law

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Sergeant William Darnell

Sergeant Bill Darnell died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. In 2008 Sergeant Darnell was ambushed and shot point-blank in the face during a domestic disturbance call. Despite his wounds, Sergeant Darnell was able to fight back and killed his attacker. As a result of his courage, Sergeant Darnell was

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Deputy Sheriff Johnny R. Tunches

Deputy Sheriff Johnny Tunches died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. He had served with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for 29 years and was assigned to District 2. He is survived by his wife and three daughters. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders

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Lieutenant Loyd Ray Hamm

Lieutenant Loyd Hamm died as a result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Lieutenant Loyd had served with the Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office for 17 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, three grandchildren, mother, and six siblings. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout

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Corporal Avery Hillman

Corporal Avery Hillman died as a result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at Crisp Regional Hospital. Corporal Hillman was a veteran of the Georgia National Guard. He had served with the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office for 30 years and was assigned to the Hospital Division. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement

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Corporal Daniel R. Abramovitz

Corporal Daniel Abramovitz was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of 211th Street and McIntyre Road at about 4:00 pm. His department vehicle collided with the side of a school bus that failed to yield at the intersection. Corporal Abramovitz had served with the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office for 26 years and was

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Police Officer Jerad Lindsey

Police Officer Jerad Lindsey died as the result of complications after he contracted COVID-19 while on duty. Officer Lindsey is survived by his wife and two sons. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many

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Deputy Sheriff Raul Gomez

Deputy Sheriff Roy Gomez died as a result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Deputy Gomez had served with the Wharton County Sheriff’s Office for 12 years and was assigned to supervise the Inmate Work Squad. He is survived by his wife and two children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers

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Corporal Adam McMillan

Corporal Adam McMillan succumbed to injuries sustained on October 8th, 2020, when his patrol car collided with a transit bus at the intersection of Eight Mile Road and Beechmont Avenue in Anderson Township. Corporal McMillan had served with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office for 19 years and was assigned to the Traffic Safety Section.

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Police Officer Alex Arango

Police Officer Alex Arango died after contracting COVID-19 during a confirmed exposure when he responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 400 block of Andenwood Drive on September 28th, 2020. Officer Arango had served with the Everman Police Department for 27 years. He is survived by his wife, son, two daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and

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Deputy Sheriff LaKiya Louise Rouse

Deputy Sheriff LaKiya Rouse died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty at the Guilford County Courthouse. Deputy Rouse had served with the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office for 10 months. She was survived by her parents, sister, and brother.

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Sergeant Harold L. Preston

Sergeant Harold Preston was shot and killed at about 9:30 am as he and other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call in an apartment complex in the 2600 block of Holly Hall Street. Police were called to the scene by a woman who had been locked out of her apartment by her estranged husband

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Sergeant Conley Jumper

Sergeant Conley Jumper was killed when a suspect attempted to flee during a traffic stop on I-85 near White Horse Road. As deputies attempted to arrest the driver, the man started to struggle with them. Sergeant Jumper arrived to backup the deputies as they were struggling with the man. The subject was able to pull

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Sergeant Harry Cohen

Sergeant Harry Cohen suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in training with the canine unit. Sergeant Cohen had served with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for 24 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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Investigator Lemuel Delray Bruce

Investigator Lemuel Bruce was shot and killed at about 3:30 am while conducting surveillance as part of an ongoing arson investigation in the Timbergrove and Heights areas. He and six other investigators were conducting surveillance following a string of vehicle fires. Investigator Bruce noticed a car matching the description near the intersection of Seamist Drive

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Major Rickie A. Groves

Major Rickie Groves died after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure at the Kennett Police Department. Major Groves had served with the Kennett Police Department for 35 years. He is survived by his five children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide

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Detective Curt Holland

Detective Curt Holland was killed when his department vehicle was struck head-on by a drunk driver near the intersection of Colorado 2 and Turnberry Parkway. The drunk driver was traveling southbound on Colorado 2 at a high rate of speed when his pickup truck crossed the center line and struck Detective Holland’s vehicle head-on. The

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Sheriff Pete Smith

Sheriff Pete Smith died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Sheriff Smith had served as the elected sheriff of Sumter County for 16 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their

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Detective Kevin Dwaine Collins

Detective Kevin Collins was shot and killed at about 12:05 pm as he and other detectives were conducting an ongoing investigation at a hotel at 210 North Blake Street. He and another detective were shot as they arrived at the location. Two suspects were also wounded in the shootout and taken into custody. One of

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Police Officer Jacob William Hancher

Police Officer Jacob Hancher was shot and killed as he and other officers responded to a domestic incident at an apartment in the 400 block of 14th Avenue South at about 10:00 pm. A man opened fire on the officers, killing Officer Hancher and wounding a second officer. The subject was found deceased a short

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Sergeant Dennis R. Oliver, Jr.

Sergeant Dennis Oliver died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure while on duty at the Highland Village Police Department. Sergeant Oliver had served with the Highland Village Police Department for 19 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other

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Correctional Officer Donald E. Parker

Correctional Officer Donald Parker died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Neal Unit in Potter County, Texas. Officer Parker had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for nine years and was assigned as a Food Service Manager. He is survived by two sons. In early 2020, thousands

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Police Officer Aubrey Travis Johnson, Jr.

Police Officer Aubrey Johnson died after suffering complications from an on-duty injury that occurred in a foot pursuit of a narcotics suspect on September 17th, 2020. During the foot pursuit, Officer Johnson suffered a torn Achilles tendon. He was discharged from the hospital and began physical therapy. On October 1st, 2020, he called a family

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Deputy Sheriff Anthony White

Deputy Sheriff Anthony White and Deputy Sheriff Kenny Ingram were killed in a vehicle crash on I-20 at exit 190 in Columbia County. They were en route to Augusta, Georgia, to pick up an inmate to be returned to Fulton County. Their department vehicle struck the back of a tractor-trailer that had stopped in traffic.

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Deputy Sheriff Kenny B. Ingram

Deputy Sheriff Kenny Ingram and Deputy Sheriff Anthony White were killed in a vehicle crash on I-20 at exit 190 in Columbia County. They were en route to Augusta, Georgia, to pick up an inmate to be returned to Fulton County. Their department vehicle struck the back of a tractor-trailer that had stopped in traffic.

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Detective Marcus Thomas

Detective Marcus Thomas died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Detective Thomas had served with the Newark Police Department for 27 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their

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Captain Jeff Sewell

Captain Jeff Sewell died as the result of complications after contracted COVID-19 while on duty. Captain Sewell had served with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol for 32 years and was assigned to the Officers Assistance Program. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and five grandchildren. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and

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Police Officer Jose Antonio Buso, Sr.

Police Officer Tony Buso died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Officer Buso had served with the Alamo Colleges Police Department for eight years and was assigned to Palo Alto College. He had previously served with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by his wife, five

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Sergeant Ethan Kaskin

Sergeant Ethan Kaskin was killed when his department vehicle was struck head-on on the Highway 24 bridge, near Wham Road in Anderson County, at 6:30 am. An oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and struck his vehicle head-on, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. Sergeant Kaskin had served with the Anderson Police Department for 12

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Customs Officer Renie Tumanda

Customs Officer Renie Tumanda died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure during an outbreak among officers assigned to the Port Authority of Guam. Officer Tumanda had served with the Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency for six years. Officer Tumanda is survived by his wife, three children, parents, and two brothers. In

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Master Jail Officer Robert Charles Sunukjian

Master Jail Officer Robert Sunukjian died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail. Officer Sunukjian had served with the Hampton Roads Regional Jail for 16 years. He is survived by his wife and parents. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders

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Senior Federal Air Marshal Kenneth R. Meisel

Senior Federal Air Marshal Kenneth Meisel died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. He was exposed to traveling public in airports and aircraft during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Senior Federal Air Marshal Meisel was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the Federal

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Captain Randy M. Vallot

Captain Randy Vallot died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a confirmed exposure during an outbreak within the agency. Captain Vallot had served with the Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office for 18 years. He is survived by his wife and seven children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout

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Deputy Sheriff Christopher Smith

Deputy Sheriff Chris Smith died after contracting COVID-19 during a confirmed exposure at the McLennan County Tax Office at 215 North 5th Street in Waco. Deputy Smith was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He had served with the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office for two years and had previously served with the Waco Police Department for

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Sergeant Charles Edward Norton

Sergeant Charles Norton died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure while on duty. Sergeant Norton had served with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, two sons, two daughters, two grandchildren, and two sisters. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other

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Sergeant Alvin R. Sugrañes-Lebrón

Sergeant Alvin Sugrañes-Lebrón was shot and killed at the main gate of the Guayama 500 Correctional Institution by a disgruntled corrections officer who worked at another facility. Unbeknownst to Sergeant Sugrañes-Lebrón the officer had just murdered another member of the agency whom he was romantically involved with and a neighbor. The officer was denied access

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Sergeant Eric John Twisdale

Sergeant Eric Twisdale died after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure at the Clay County Sheriff’s Office. Sergeant Twisdale had served with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office for 22 years and had previously served with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted

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Officer Carlo Jay Cayabyab

Officer Carlo Cayabyab died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Tecate Port of Entry in Tecate, California. Officer Cayabyab had served with the United States Customs and Border Patrol – Office of Field Operations for 15 years. He is survived by his mother, brother, and sister. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement

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Senior Airman Jason Khai Phan

Senior Airman Jason Phan was killed in a single-vehicle crash while patrolling the perimeter of the Ali Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait. Two other Air Force Security Forces personnel were injured in the crash. Senior Airman Phan was assigned to the 66th Security Forces Squadron. He is survived by his parents.

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Corrections Officer Susan Ann Roberts

Corrections Officer Susan Roberts died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Williamson County Jail at 306 West 4th Street in Georgetown. Officer Roberts had served with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office for 11 years. She is survived by her husband, two children, five grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Her son also

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Deputy Sheriff Angela Chavers

Deputy Sheriff Angela Chavers died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates Main Detention Center. Deputy Chavers had served with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for 18 years and was assigned to the Inmate Management Division. She is survived by her son and niece, who she had custody of. In early

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Deputy Sheriff Ryan Phillip Hendrix

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Hendrix was shot and killed when he responded to a vehicle tampering and shooting call in the area of Bethea Drive and Piney Ridge Drive in Mountain Home. A citizen called 911 at about 3:00 am after discovering someone breaking into a vehicle. The citizen retrieved a firearm and confronted the subject.

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Investigator Luis “Mario” Herrera

Investigator Mario Herrera succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on August 26th, 2020, when he and other members of the Metro Area Task Force served an arrest warrant at a home in the area of N 33rd Street and Vine Street. As officers approached the home two subjects inside, including the juvenile homicide suspect, fled

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Detective Jose Mora

Detective Jose Mora died after contracting COVID-19 while transporting a homicide suspect back to Fresno County from Oklahoma. Detective Mora had served with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office for 16 years and had previously served with the Firebaugh Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and four children. In early 2020,

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Police Officer Sean C. Peek

Police Officer Sean Peek died several hours after attempting to rescue a suspect who jumped into the Cohansey River near the Washington Street Bridge at about 1:30 am. He and other officers had responded to the Bridgeton Fire Department EMT satellite station at 15 Mayor Aitken Drive after a woman was observed damaging an ambulance.

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Detective James M. Skernivitz

Detective James Skernivitz was shot and killed at about 10:00 pm in the area of West 65th Street and Storer Avenue while working in an undercover capacity as part of a federal task force supporting Operation Legend. An informant who was with Detective Skernivitz was also killed when three subjects approached the vehicle and attempted

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Trooper Thomas William Devlin

Trooper Thomas Devlin succumbed to injuries sustained on July 26th, 2018, when he was struck by a vehicle on Route 3, south of exit 29 in Billerica, while conducting a traffic stop. He was speaking to the driver of the vehicle he stopped when another vehicle entered the shoulder of the roadway and struck him,

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Captain Stanley Curtis Elrod

Captain Stan Elrod was struck and killed by a drunk driver while jogging while on duty as part of his department’s wellness program. He was jogging along Hunt Road, between Booger Hill Road to Moons Grove Road in Madison County, when a vehicle crossed over the center line and struck him. The driver of the

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Detective Peter “Pietro” Gianfrancesco

Detective Peter Gianfrancesco died as the result of cancer that he developed following his assignment to the search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks. Detective Gianfrancesco had served with the New York City Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

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Corporal Bryant Searcy

Corporal Bryant Searcy was killed when he was assaulted by an inmate at about 10:00 pm at Jail Division 2 at 525 Clinton Street in Detroit. He suffered severe injuries during the struggle with the inmate after he was attacked. He was transported to Detroit Receiving Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The inmate

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Corporal Charles E. Holt

Corporal Charles Holt died after contracting COVID-19 at the Tarrant County Corrections Center while working at the booking desk. Corporal Holt had served with the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office for six years. He is survived by his wife and three sons. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the

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Sergeant Mayra Rodríguez-Burgado

Sergeant Mayra Rodríguez-Burgado died after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. Sergeant Rodríguez-Burgado had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 27 years. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, grandchildren, mother, and brother. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted

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Police Officer Tamarris Leon-Wesley Bohannon

Police Officer Tamarris Bohannon succumbed to a gunshot sustained the previous night when he and other officers were ambushed in the 3700 block of Hartford Street at about 6:00 pm. He and other officers were dispatched to reports of a shooting in the area. They were searching for a victim when a man opened fire

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Deputy Sheriff Maurice Ford

Deputy Sheriff Maurice Ford died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmate at the West Detention Center at 38811 James Wheeler Way in Belle Glade. Deputy Ford had served with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and son. In early 2020, thousands of

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Police Officer Bryan Brown

Police Officer Bryan Brown was killed as he and other officers responded to reports of an armed man driving erratically near the Desert Diamond Why Casino near Why, Arizona, at about 9:00 a.m. When Officer Brown arrived at the scene the man immediately approached him while holding a broken bottle, prompting Officer Brown to back

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Corrections Officer V James Weston, Jr.

Corrections Officer V James Weston died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Johnston Unit in Winnsboro, Texas. Officer Johnston had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 13 years. He is survived by his two sons. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first

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Police Officer Jorge Cabrera

Police Officer Jorge Cabrera died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure while on duty. Officer Cabrera had served with the Mission police Department for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and three children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted

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Sergeant Ricardo Perez-Ortiz

Sergeant Ricardo Perez-Ortiz succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on April 30th, 2020, when he was confronted by armed subjects while en route to work at 11:50 pm. He was in uniform and driving his personal vehicle on Avenue Jesús T. Piñero at the interchange with Highway 18 when he was surrounded by a group of

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Sergeant Raul Salazar, Jr.

Sergeant Raul Salazar died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Sergeant Salazar had served with the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office for seven years and had served in law enforcement for 22 years. He had previously served with the Beeville Police Department, Texas A&M University Kingsville Police Department, Kingsville Police Department, and Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office.

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Deputy Sheriff Richard Treadwell

Deputy Sheriff Rick Treadwell died as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty. Deputy Treadwell had served with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office for 25 years and was assigned to the Dane County Law Enforcement Training Center. He is survived by his wife and three children. In early 2020, thousands

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Detective Irving Gene Callender, III

Detective Irving Callender died as a result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Detective Callender had served with the Newark Police Department for 15 years and was assigned to the Executive Protection Unit. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and niece whom he raised. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement

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Officer Lucas Saucedo

Officer Lucas Saucedo died after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty at the Port of Eagle Pass in Eagle Pass, Texas. Officer Saucedo Had served with the United States Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations for 15 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first

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Ranger Brendan Unitt

Ranger Brendan Unitt drowned while responding to a distressed boater on Horsetooth Reservoir near Soldier Canyon Dam at about 9:30 pm. Ranger Unitt had been conducting a foot patrol at the campgrounds on the west shore of the reservoir when a strong-wind event occurred. He was dispatched to assist a distressed boater, but when he

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Sergeant Virgil Thomas

Sergeant Virgil Thomas died after contracting COVID-19 during a call for service. Sergeant Thomas had served with the Richmond Police Department for 24 years. He had previously served with the Albany Police Department and Novato Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and four children. In early 2020, thousands of law

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Corporal Michael Ambrosino

Corporal Michael Ambrosino died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure while on duty. Corporal Ambrosino had served with the Horry County Police Department for seven years and had served in law enforcement for 36 years. He had previously served as a law enforcement in New York state with the New York

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Corrections Officer V Herbert Garcia

Corrections Officer V Herbert Garcia died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Terrell Unit. Officer Garcia had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 29 years and was assigned to the Southern Regional Transportation Unit. He is survived by his three children. In early 2020, thousands of

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Detention Deputy Charles Pugh, II

Detention Deputy Charles Pugh died after contracting COVID-19 following a confirmed exposure in the Santa Rosa County Jail. Deputy Pugh had served with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office for five years and had previously served with the Florida Department fo Corrections for one year. He is survived by his wife and two children. In

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Lieutenant Maybelle W. Hendricks

Lieutenant Maybelle Hendricks died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Lieutenant Hendricks had served in law enforcement for 39 years. Prior to serving with the Ridgeville Police Department, she had served with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, St. George Police Department, Summerville Police Department, and Colleton County Sheriff’s Office. She is

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Police Officer Bobby Rodriguez Montgomery

Police Officer Bobby Montgomery died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Officer Montgomery had served with the Memphis Police Department for 17 years and was assigned to the Tillman Station. He is survived by his wife and three children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first

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Lieutenant Aldemar Rengifo

Lieutenant Aldemar Rengifo died after contracting COVID-19 during an exposure while on duty. Lieutenant Rengifo had served with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and son. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic

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Corrections Officer V Elizabeth Jones

Corrections Officer V Elizabeth Jones died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak amongst staff and inmates at the Carol Young Medical Facility in Galveston County. Officer Jones had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 18 years. She is survived by her husband and two children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement

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Special Deputy Marshal Anthony Charles McGrew

Special Deputy Marshal Anthony McGrew died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the federal courthouse in the Frank M. Scarlett Federal Building in Brunswick, Georgia. Special Deputy Marshal McGrew was a U.S. Navy veteran. He had served with the United States Marshals Service for two years and had previously served with the Kingsland, Georgia,

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Deputy Sheriff Stephen Bradley Crazywolf Dutton

Deputy Sheriff Steven Dutton died after contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty. Deputy Dutton was a U.S. Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife, three children, and 10 grandchildren. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due

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Corrections Officer IV Lebouath Boua

Corrections Officer IV Lebouath Boua died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Coffield Unit in Tennessee Colony, Texas. Officer Boua had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for four years. He is survived by two children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first

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Correctional Officer Dudley J. Champ

Correctional Officer Dudley Champ died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility. Officer Champ was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for one year. He is survived by his wife and two sons. In early 2020, thousands of law

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Police Officer Sheena Dae Yarbrough-Powell

Police Officer Sheena Yarbrough-Powell was killed when her patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk, wrong-way driver on Cardinal Drive near the Highway 347 overpass. The crash occurred on the divided highway at approximately 2:30 am. Her partner was seriously injured in the crash. The 18-year-old driver of the other vehicle was also injured

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Sergeant Gilbert Polanco

Sergeant Gilbert Polanco died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at San Quentin State Prison. Sergeant Polanco was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for 34 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter. In early 2020, thousands of law

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Deputy Sheriff Philip Kraverotis

Deputy Sheriff Philip Kraverotis died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Effingham County Judicial Complex. Deputy Kraverotis had served with the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office for 15 years and was assigned to the Courts Division. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter. In early 2020, thousands

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Border Patrol Agent Marco A. Gonzales

Border Patrol Agent Marco Gonzales died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Brackettsville Station in Brackettsville, Texas. Agent Gonzales was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the United States Border Patrol for 15 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, and his parents. In early 2020, thousands of

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Lieutenant Chris Cunningham

Lieutenant Chris Cunningham died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a confirmed exposure while on duty. Lieutenant Cunningham was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, five children, and three grandchildren. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and

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Chief Probation Officer Leslie Dale Allen

Chief Probation Officer Dale Allen died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of an exposure while on duty. Chief Allen was a U.S. Army veteran where he served as a military police officer. He had served with the Athens-Clarke County Probation Services for 10 years and had previously served with the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office.

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Sergeant Steven Splan

Sergeant Steven Splan suffered a fatal heart attack several hours after cutting and removing a large tree that had fallen onto Bloomfield Hills Parkway east of Woodward Avenue at approximately 12:30 pm. He returned to the station and was found unresponsive at approximately 11:00 pm. Sergeant Splan had served with the Bloomfield Hills Police Department

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Corrections Officer Daniel Glenn Oaks

Corrections Officer Dan Oaks died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Yakima County Jail. Officer Oaks had served with the Yakima County Department of Corrections for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and two children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders

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Deputy Sheriff Michael Stevens

Deputy Sheriff Mickey Stevens died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Galveston County Jail. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these

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Trooper Caleb Starr

Trooper Caleb Starr succumbed to injuries sustained three weeks earlier when his vehicle was struck head-on by an intoxicated driver in Ionia County. He was traveling west on Grand River Avenue, in Boston Township, responding to a low-priority call when a vehicle crossed the center line and struck his vehicle. He had to be extricated

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Captain Kevin Trahan

Captain Kevin Trahan died after contracting COVID-19 during a confirmed exposure at the Church Point Police Department building on June 26th. Captain Trahan had served in law enforcement for 26 years. He had served with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office before joining the Church Point Police Department. He is survived by his wife, daughter, two

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Sergeant Parnell Guyton

Sergeant Parnell Guyton died after contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty. Sergeant Guyton had served with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Police Department for 16 years. He is survived by his wife and son. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19

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Correctional Officer Jairo Antonio Bravo

Correctional Officer Jairo Bravo died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center at 7000 NW 41st Street in Miami, Florida. Officer Bravo had served with the Miami-Dade County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for six months and had previously served

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Lieutenant Erik L. Lloyd

Lieutenant Erik Lloyd died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure while on duty. Lieutenant Lloyd had served with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for 30 years and was assigned to the Force Investigation Team. He is survived by his wife, two children, five grandchildren, and parents. In early 2020, thousands

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Special Agent John Bost, III

Special Agent John Bost was killed as the result of an accidental discharge of a rifle inside of the Kīhei police station in Maui, Hawaii. Special Agent Bost had served with the ATF for 15 years and had previously served with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, North Carolina, for five years. He is survived by his

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Corrections Officer V Eric Johnson

Corrections Officer V Eric Johnson died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Byrd Unit in Huntsville, Texas. Officer Johnson had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 18 years. He is survived by his wife, four children, and parents. His wife, father, and stepmother also work for

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Corrections Officer IV Ruben Martinez

Corrections Officer IV Ruben Martinez died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Lopez State Jail. Officer Martinez had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for two years. He is survived by his three children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout

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Deputy Sheriff Dylan Pickle

Deputy Sheriff Dylan Pickle was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a safety checkpoint on Hamilton Road near Seely Drive. He and several other deputies were conducting the checkpoint when a vehicle struck him and a second deputy at about 9:45 pm. Both deputies were transported to a hospital in Tupelo where Deputy

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Senior Police Officer Sharon Williams

Senior Police Officer Sharon Williams died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Officer Williams had served with the New Orleans Police Department for 30 years. She is survived by her son. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements

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Sergeant Corey Pendergrass

Sergeant Corey Pendergrass died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty on June 13th, 2020. Sergeant Pendergrass had served with the Lauderhill Police Department for 20 years and had previously served with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office for three years. He is survived by his wife and six children. Sergeant Pendergrass was posthumously promoted to the

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Investigator Mark Brown

Investigator Mark Brown died after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. He had been assigned to protest marches, COVID testing sites, and food giveaways during the pandemic. Investigator Brown had served with the Harris County Constable’s Office Precinct 5 for three years and had served in law enforcement for 23 years. He

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Border Patrol Agent Agustin Aguilar, Jr.

Border Patrol Agent Agustin Aguilar died after contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty. Agent Aguilar had served with the United States Border Patrol for 19 years and was assigned to the Eagle Pass South Station. He is survived by his wife, three children, parents, and 10 siblings. In early 2020, thousands of

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Deputy Sheriff Oscar W. Rocha

Deputy Sheriff Oscar Rocha died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, California. He remained on a ventilator for approximately one month before passing away. Deputy Rocha had served with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office for 25 years and was planning on retiring in January

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Deputy Sheriff William K. Nichols

Deputy Sheriff William Nichols drowned while attempting to save his son from a rip current near Sandestin, Walton County, Florida. He was able to get his son to safety but was swept back away from shore. His body was recovered a short time later. Deputy Nichols had served with the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office for

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Lieutenant Brian McNair

Lieutenant Brian McNair died as the result of contracting COVID-19 following a confirmed exposure to three positive inmates in the Hall County Jail. Lieutenant McNair had served with the Hall County Sheriff’s Office for 20 years and had previously served with the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by his wife and nine children.

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Corrections Officer IV Jackson Pongay

Corrections Officer IV Jackson Pongay died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Lychner State Jail in Humble. Officer Pongay had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for four years. He is survived by his wife and one child. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and

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Deputy Sheriff William Garner

Deputy Sheriff Bill Garner was struck and killed by a vehicle while at the scene of a single-vehicle crash near mile marker 164 on I-85 at about 7:15 pm. He was assisting the occupants of the involved vehicle when another vehicle lost control, entered the median, and struck him. Deputy Garner was transported to St.

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Master Sergeant Henry Turner

Master Sergeant Henry Turner died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola. Sergeant Turner had served with the Louisiana Department of Corrections for 24 years. He is survived by his wife and three sons. Two of his sons also work for the agency. In early

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Captain Steven M. Gaudet, Jr.

Captain Steven Gaudet died as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a confirmed exposure while on duty. It is believed he was exposed during a 4th of July event at the town hall on July 3rd, 2020. Captain Gaudet had served with the Pearl River Police Department for three years and had previously served with

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Master Detention Deputy Richard Barry

Master Detention Deputy Rick Barry died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Lake County Detention Center in Tavares, Florida. Deputy Barry was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office for 25 years. He is survived by his wife and one child. In

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Corrections Officer V Jerry Esparza

Corrections Officer V Jerry Esparza died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Jester III Unit in Richmond, Texas. Officer Esparza had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 25 years. He is survived by his wife and four children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers

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Director N. Kyle Coleman

Director Kyle Coleman died after contracting COVID-19 while coordinating the county’s emergency response to the pandemic. Director Coleman had served in law enforcement for 46 years. He had retired from the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office before joining the Bexar County Fire Marshal’s Office, where remained a sworn law enforcement officer and served as the county’s

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Master Police Officer Robert J. Hall

Master Police Officer Bob Hall died after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. Officer Hall had been assigned to work at several protests between May 18th, 2020, and June 25th, 2020, in which he came in contact with other officers and members of the community. Officer Hall had served with the Columbia

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Investigator Donald K. Sumner

Investigator Donald Sumner died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and patients at the facility. Investigator Sumner was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Patton State Hospital Police Department for 19 years. He is survived by his wife and seven children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers

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Police Officer Jonathan P. Shoop

Police Officer Jonathan Shoop was shot and killed in the 10300 block of Woodinville Drive following a vehicle pursuit. At approximately 9:40 pm Officer Shoop and his field training officer attempted to stop a vehicle for failing to display a license plate. The vehicle fled the stop, struck a man on a scooter, and then

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Officer Roel De La Fuente

Officer Roel De La Fuente died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of presumed exposure at the Pharr Commercial Facility in Hidalgo County, Texas. Officer De La Fuente had served with the United States Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations for 19 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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Border Patrol Agent Enrique J. Rositas, Jr.

Border Patrol Agent Enrique Rositas died after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty at the McAllen Station. Agent Rositas was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He had served with the United States Border Patrol for 22 years and was assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector. He is survived by his wife,

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Police Officer Ismael Chavez

Police Officer Ismael Chavez and Police Officer Edelmiro Garza were shot and killed from ambush while responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home in the 3500 block of Queta Street. They had approached the front door of the home when they were suddenly ambushed and shot before drawing their weapons or making an

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Police Officer Edelmiro Garza, Jr.

Police Officer Edelmiro Garza and Police Officer Ismael Chavez were shot and killed from ambush while responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home in the 3500 block of Queta Street. They had approached the front door of the home when they were suddenly ambushed and shot before drawing their weapons or making an

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orrections Officer Jose Alfredo Diramos “Joe” Kates

Corrections Officer Joe Kates died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at North Kern State Prison. Officer Kates had served with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for four years. He is survived by his wife and children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders

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Lieutenant Bobby Almager

Lieutenant Bobby Almager died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak within the agency, including multiple officers on his squad. Lieutenant Almager had served with the Corpus Christi International Airport Department of Public Safety for 24 years. He is survived by his wife and three daughters. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other

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Officer Alfonso H. Murrieta

Officer Alfonso Murrieta died after contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty at Tucson International Airport in Arizona. Officer Murrieta volunteered to assist with local policing duties at the airport after an outbreak of COVID-19 amongst members of the Tucson International Airport Police Department disrupted staffing. Officer Murrieta had served with the United

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Captain Glenn Allen Green

Captain Glenn Green died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak amongst staff and inmates at the Pike County Correctional Facility. Captain Green was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He had previously served with the Mississippi Highway Patrol. He was predeceased by one son and is survived by his wife, daughter, and two

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Corrections Officer Kenneth Harbin

Corrections Officer Kenneth Harbin died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Daniel Unit in Snyder, Texas. Officer Harbin had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for over 30 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during

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Police Officer Anthony Dia

Police Officer Anthony Dia was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance at a Home Depot store at 1035 West Alexis Road at about 12:30 am. A drunk subject had started to harass participants of an informal car show that was in the parking lot of the store. Officer Dia was the first officer

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Chief Deputy Lee R. Weber

Chief Deputy Lee Weber drowned in the Missouri River two miles north of Fort Pierre while attempting to rescue his 8-year-old son who had fallen out of a moving boat. Multiple agencies are involved in search and recovery efforts for his body. Chief Deputy Weber dove into the water without a life jacket in an

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Sergeant Kelvin Dewayne Mixon

Sergeant Kelvin Mixon died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among members of the Edwards Police Department. He remained on a ventilator in the ICU for several weeks before passing away. Sergeant Mixon had served with the Edwards Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, son, three daughters, grandchildren, and siblings.

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Parole Officer IV Joseph William Lange

Parole Officer IV Joseph Lange died after contracting COVID-19 while performing offender supervision duties. Officer Lange had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Parole Division for 25 years and was assigned to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. He is survived by his son, mother, father, and two half-sisters. In early

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Police Officer Jason Judd

Police Officer Jason Judd was killed in a motorcycle crash at Liberty High School near 97th Avenue and Deer Valley Road. He had completed a motor demonstration for the Youth Citizen Police Academy Camp when he was involved in the crash on one of the sidewalks. The juveniles had already departed the demonstration and did

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Sergeant Craig Vincent Johnson

Sergeant Craig Johnson succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous morning when he was shot multiple times during a traffic stop near the intersection of East 21st Street and South 89th East Avenue. An officer on Sergeant Johnson’s squad had conducted the traffic stop at 3:30 am and determined the vehicle had to be impounded.

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Juvenile Corrections Officer Sean Rahina Wilson

Juvenile Corrections Officer Sean Wilson died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and juvenile offenders at the Giddings State School in Lee County, Texas. Officer Wilson had served with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department for six years. He is survived by his wife and son. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers

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Correctional Officer Jose Marquez

Correctional Officer Jose Marquez died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among inmates and correctional staff at the Cook County Jail at 2650 S. California Avenue in Chicago. Officer Marquez had served with the Cook County Sheriff’s Department – Department of Correction’s for 16 years. He is survived by his wife and five children. In

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Sergeant Dale Multer

Sergeant Dale Multer died after contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while serving civil papers. Sergeant Multer served 24 years in law enforcement and was planning to retire next year. He is survived by his wife, two children, and his grandchildren. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout

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Corrections Officer Richard Bianchi

Corrections Officer Richard Bianchi was killed in a vehicle crash on Highway 44 four miles east of Old Station Road near Redding. He was en route from the High Desert State Prison to Redding Hospital to perform guard duty for an inmate at the hospital. His department vehicle left the roadway and overturned, causing him

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Deputy Sheriff Steven Allen Minor

Deputy Sheriff Steven Minor died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Deputy Minor had served with the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office for 19 years. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, three grandchildren, twin brother, and two sisters. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted

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Master Detention Deputy Lynn Jones

Master Detention Deputy Lynn Jones died after contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure during an outbreak at the Lake County Jail at 441 W Main Street in Tavares. At the time of Deputy Jones’ exposure, 18 staff members and over 100 inmates had tested positive. Deputy Jones had served with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office

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Assistant Chief Gail Green-Gilliam

Assistant Chief Gail Green-Gilliam died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure during an outbreak within the Phenix City Police Department. She was taken to a hospital in Columbus, Georgia, where she remained on a ventilator for several weeks. Assistant Chief Green-Gilliam had served with the Phenix City Police Department for 33

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Police Officer Michael Lee

Police Officer Michael Lee died after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. Officer Lee had served with the Navajo Division of Public Safety for 29 years and was assigned to the Chinle Police District. He is survived by his wife and children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other

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Police Officer Destin Legieza

Police Officer Destin Legieza was killed in a vehicle crash on Franklin Road between Murray Lane to Concord Road shortly before 6:00 am. A drunk driver traveling in the opposite direction crossed the center line and struck Officer Legieza’s patrol SUV head-on. The other driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The driver was charged with vehicular homicide

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Wildlife Officer Julian Keen, Jr.

Wildlife Officer Julian Keen was shot and killed in Labelle when he attempted to stop a hit-and-run suspect while off duty. Hendry County deputies located Officer Keen’s body after responding to reports of a shooting near the intersection of Nobles Road and Apache Circle. Three subjects were taken into custody. Officer Keen had served with

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Deputy Sheriff Juan Menchaca

Deputy Sheriff Juan Menchaca died as a result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty. Deputy Menchaca had served with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for 14 years and was assigned to the Courts Division. He had over 32 years of law enforcement experience and had previously served with the Nacogdoches Police Department and

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Police Officer Dale Thomas Provins, Jr.

Police Officer Dale Provins succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle crash 10 days earlier in the 200 block of Old Clairton Road. An oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and struck Officer Provins’ patrol car head-on. Officer Provins was flown to a hospital in Pittsburgh where he succumbed to his injuries on June 13th,

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Deputy Sheriff James H. Blair

Deputy Sheriff James Blair was shot and killed while transporting a subject from an involuntary psychiatric evaluation at a mental health facility at 3087 Mississippi 13 in Mendenhall. The evaluation had just completed, and Deputy Blair was placing the man back into the patrol car when he was attacked. The subject was able to gain

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Corrections Officer V Thomas Adedayo Ogungbire

Corrections Officer V Thomas Ogungbire died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak at the Hutchins State Jail in Dallas County. Officer Ogungbire had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and two children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders

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Border Patrol Agent Johan Mordan

Border Patrol Agent Johan Mordan died while conducting a foot patrol in a remote area of desert in the Bootheel section of New Mexico. Other agents began searching for him after losing radio contact. They located him unresponsive on a rugged trail and immediately began CPR as they waited for a helicopter to transport him

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Sergeant Mikkos Leonardo Newman

Sergeant Mikkos Newman died after contracting COVID-19 during a confirmed exposure when he responded to a call involving the discharging of a firearm into a dwelling at 1216 Raccoon Road on May 25th, 2020. He came in contact with several individuals at the scene. Sergeant Newman had served with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office for

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Park Ranger Thomas E. Booz

Park Ranger Thomas Booz died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. Park Ranger Booz had served with the Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation for 32 years. He is survived by his wife, step-daughter, and siblings. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and

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Animal Control Officer Darrian May Young

Animal Control Officer Darrian Young succumbed to injuries sustained on June 4th, 2020, when her patrol truck was struck by a drunk driver at the intersection of South Custer Road and South Raisinville Road. She was driving on South Raisinville Road at approximately 8:00 a.m. when the drunk driver ran a red light and struck

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Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller

Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller was shot and killed as he and other deputies investigated reports of a suspicious vehicle. Deputies had originally responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle that contained guns and bomb-making materials in the area of Jamison Creek in Boulder Creek. As they arrived at the scene, they observed the van driving away

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Sergeant Jose Manuel Novoa

Police Officer Jose Novoa died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty. Officer Novoa had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 27 years and was assigned to the 9th Police District. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. He was posthumously promoted to the

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Sheriff Andy Deric Clark

Sheriff Andy Clark was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 36 and M Highway, near Osborn, while responding to assist a deputy in an emergency situation. His patrol car collided with another vehicle at the intersection at 11:30 am. Sheriff Clark had served in law enforcement for 22 years with the

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Police Officer Efren Coronel

Police Officer Efren Coronel died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a confirmed exposure at the intersection of 8th Street and Main Street during the arrest of an offender who was positive with COVID-19. Officer Coronel had served with the El Centro Police Department for 24 years. He is survived by his wife and

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Police Officer Scott Hutton

Police Officer Scott Hutton was shot and killed when he went to pick up a patrol car from another officer’s home at the beginning of his shift at 7:10 pm. Due to the anti-police social unrest occurring nationwide, the officer was holding a firearm when he looked through the door’s peephole. He switched the gun

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Lieutenant Stephen P. Williams

Lieutenant Stephen Williams was shot and killed while responding to a call for service at the Motel 8 at 2451 Moody Parkway. While on scene at least one suspect opened fire on him, fatally wounding him. Two subjects were taken into custody several hours later after barricading themselves inside a hotel room. Lieutenant Williams was

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Police Officer Waldis “Jay” Johnson

Police Officer Jay Johnson succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on April 30th, 2017, while responding to a domestic violence call at 10075 Joy Road. He and fellow officer Darren Maurice Weathers approached a common front door to the apartment complex, which was locked. After several minutes of knocking on the door, a man unrelated

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Deputy Sheriff Kietrell Pitts

Deputy Sheriff Kietrell Pitts died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty in the Tangipahoa Parish Jail. Deputy Pitts had served with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office for two years. He is survived by his mother. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide

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Corrections Officer Daniel Lopez Mendoza, III

Corrections Officer Danny Mendoza died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco, California. Officer Mendoza had served with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for 24 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders

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Deputy Constable Caleb Daniel Rule

Deputy Constable Caleb Rule was inadvertently shot and killed by a Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office while responding to a suspicious person call in the 3900 block of Chestnut Bend in Sienna Plantation at 1:40 am. A citizen had reported seeing a man running from a home in the area. Deputy Constable Rule responded to

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Detective John D. Songy

Detective John Songy died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure while on duty. Detective Songy had served with the Rutland Police Department for eight years and had previously served with the Oakham Police Department for six years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two stepchildren. In early 2020, thousands

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Police Officer Nathan James Lyday

Police Officer Nate Lyday was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home in the 300 block of Jackson Avenue. A woman had called 911 and reported that a male subject was threatening to kill her. When Officer Lyday and other officers arrived at the home was located on the

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Police Officer Cody N. Holte

Police Officer Cody Holte was shot and killed after responding to assist deputies from the Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office who were fired upon as they served an eviction notice at an apartment at 2627 South 17th Street. When deputies made contact with the subject he fled into a bedroom and began firing at them

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Trooper First Class Eugene Kenneth Baron, Jr.

Trooper First Class Eugene Baron died as the result of cancer contracted while assisting with rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. Trooper Baron had served with the Connecticut State Police for 18 years prior to medically retiring. He is survived by three children,

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Trooper George Baker

Trooper George Baker succumbed to injuries sustained on May 20th, 2020, when he was struck by a Hammond patrol car while removing stop sticks from the roadway during a vehicle pursuit. The pursuit started when officers from the Hammond Police Department attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle. Trooper Baker and another trooper successfully deployed stop

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Corrections Officer Marshall Lee “Bem” London, Jr.

Corrections Officer Marshall London died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff at the Lincoln County Jail. Officer London had served with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for 16 years. He is survived by his children and grandchildren. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted

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Deputy Sheriff Wyatt Christopher Maser

Deputy Sheriff Wyatt Maser was struck and killed by a patrol car at the intersection of Bone Road and 9th Road South at 5:20 am. He had initially responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash, but when he arrived, he encountered a woman in mental crisis walking away from the crash carrying a machete. Deputy Maser

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Correctional Officer Berisford Anthony Morse

Correctional Officer Berisford Morse died after contracting COVID-19 through a confirmed exposure to an inmate during an outbreak at the Monroe Correctional Complex’s minimum security unit. Officer Morse had served with the Washington State Department of Corrections for 17 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country

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Officer Ching Kok “CK” Yan

Officer CK Yan died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the International Mail Facility at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, New York. Officer Yan had served with the United States Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and four

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Sergeant José García-Vázquez

Sergeant José García-Vázquez died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty during an outbreak in the district police station in Yauco, Puerto Rico. Sergeant García-Vázquez had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 31 years and was assigned to Yauco District. He is survived by his wife, who serves as a lieutenant with the agency.

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Corrections Supervisor 1 Fella A. Adebiyi

Corrections Supervisor 1 Fella Adebiyi died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak amongst employees and inmates at the Lansing Correctional Facility. Supervisor Adebiyi had served with the Kansas Department of Corrections for 20 years. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic

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Sergeant Charles “Rob” Roberts, III

Sergeant Rob Roberts died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak with the city government building and police headquarters. Sergeant Roberts had served with the Glen Ridge Police Department for 20 years and was posthumously promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He is survived by his wife and three children. In early 2020, thousands of law

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Corrections Supervisor 1 George “Bernie” Robare

Corrections Supervisor 1 Bernie Robare died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak amongst employees and inmates at the Lansing Correctional Facility. Supervisor Robare had served with the Kansas Department of Corrections for 36 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout

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Chief of Police Marvin Wayne Trejo

Chief of Police Marvin Trejo died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak within the Dumas Police Department. Chief Trejo was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served in law enforcement for 30 years. He is survived by his wife and four children. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders

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Sergeant Michael W. Clegg

Sergeant Michael Clegg died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of an exposure while on duty. Sergeant Clegg had served with the Newark Police Department for 27 years and was assigned to the 1st Precinct. He is survived by his mother and sister. In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders

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Correctional Officer Antoine J. Jones

Correctional Officer Antoine Jones died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among inmates and correctional staff at the Cook County Jail at 2650 S. California Avenue in Chicago. Officer Jones had served with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office – Department of Corrections for 18 years. He is survived by his wife and five children. In

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