Corrections Officer IV Ruben Martinez

Corrections Officer IV Ruben Martinez

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, July 26, 2020

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Ruben Martinez

Corrections Officer IV Ruben Martinez died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Lopez State Jail.

Officer Martinez had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for two years. He is survived by his three children.

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 48
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, July 13, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Martinez. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

August 6, 2020

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