Corrections Officer V Jonathon Goodman died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the William P. Clements Unit in Amarillo, Texas.
Officer Goodman had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and two 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.