Police Officer Jose Fontanez

Police Officer Jose Fontanez

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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Jose Fontanez

Police Officer Jose Fontanez died as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty.

Officer Fontanez had served with the Boston Police Department for 29 years and was assigned to District E-13 (Jamaica Plain). He is survived by his wife, four children, and one grandchild.

In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 29 years
  • Badge 10711

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, April 3, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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