Iowa 5th Judicial District – Department of Correctional Services, Iowa
End of Watch Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Parole Officer Broderick Daye died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Parole Officer Daye had served with the Iowa 5th Judicial District – Department of Correctional Services for over 20 years. He is survived by his aunt, three siblings, and seven nieces and nephews.
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.