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 throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.