Lieutenant Aldemar Rengifo died after contracting COVID-19 during an exposure while on duty.
Lieutenant Rengifo had served with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and son.
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.