Corrections Officer V Eric Johnson

Corrections Officer V Eric Johnson

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas

End of Watch Monday, July 27, 2020

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Eric Johnson

Corrections Officer V Eric Johnson died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Byrd Unit in Huntsville, Texas.

Officer Johnson had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 18 years. He is survived by his wife, four children, and parents. His wife, father, and stepmother also work for the agency.

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 37
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 26, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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