Corrections Officer V Eric Trivonte Johnson

Corrections Officer V Eric Trivonte Johnson

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Monday, July 27, 2020

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Eric Trivonte 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.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.

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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