Corrections Officer Coy Dale Coffman, Jr.

Corrections Officer Coy Dale Coffman, Jr.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, April 26, 2020

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Coy Dale Coffman, Jr.

Corrections Officer Coy Coffman died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Telford Unit in New Boston, Texas.

Officer Coffman was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for nine years. He is survived by his wife and one child.

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.


  • Age 65
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, April 14, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Thank you for your service. May you rest in internal peace brother.

MAJOR Louis Chirichello

August 30, 2020

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