Parole Officer IV Joseph William Lange

Parole Officer IV Joseph William Lange

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Parole Division, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, July 1, 2020

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Joseph William Lange

Parole Officer IV Joseph Lange died after contracting COVID-19 while performing offender supervision duties.

Officer Lange had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Parole Division for 25 years and was assigned to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. He is survived by his son, mother, father, and two half-sisters.

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 56
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Wednesday, June 24, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19


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Parole Officer Lange,

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

August 2, 2020

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