Sergeant Patrick Elton Roberts, Jr.

Sergeant Patrick Elton Roberts, Jr.

Brazoria County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, August 17, 1990

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Patrick Elton Roberts, Jr.

Sergeant Patrick Roberts died from the AIDS virus which he contracted while at a crime scene. Sergeant Roberts' death is the first reported line-of-duty death caused by AIDS in the nation.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1533

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

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Rest in peace always knowing that your memory, service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 17, 2020

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