Beeville Police Department, Texas
End of Watch Sunday, August 22, 2021
Patrolman Matthew Jimenez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Patrolman Jimenez served with the Beeville Police Department for one year. He is survived by his parents, fiancé, two brothers and a sister.
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.