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 throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders have died as a result of COVID-19, and continue to do so as the virus spreads across the United States.