Coral Springs Police Department, Florida
End of Watch Friday, August 20, 2021
Sergeant Patrick Madison died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Sergeant Madison served with the Coral Springs Police Department for 15 years. He is survived by his fiancé, son, mother, brother, and 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.