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 wife, three children, and his father.
Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.