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 – Correctional Institutions Division for over 15 years. She is survived by her husband and child.
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.