United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government
End of Watch Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Officer Yokemia Conyers died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Miami International Airport.
Officer Conyers had served with the United States Customs and Border Protection – Office of Field Operations. She is survived by her mother, three sisters, niece, and nephew.
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.