Corrections Officer V James D. Coleman

Corrections Officer V James D. Coleman

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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James D. Coleman

Corrections Officer V James Coleman died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Middleton Unit in Abilene, Texas.

Officer Coleman had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and one child.

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.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, April 27, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19


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Rest in peace Officer Coleman. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the TDCJ during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

May 22, 2020

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