Officer Richard G. McCoy

Officer Richard G. McCoy

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Sunday, May 3, 2020

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Richard G. McCoy

Officer Richard McCoy died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Fort Lauderdale/Port Everglades Port of Entry in Florida.

Officer McCoy was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field of Operations and the former Immigration and Naturalization Service for 23 years. He was assigned to the Fort Lauderdale/Port Everglades Port of Entry. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

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 60
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge FL-I-1554
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Location Florida
  • Incident Date Wednesday, March 18, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19


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Officer McCoy,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

May 26, 2020

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