Officer Roel De La Fuente

Officer Roel De La Fuente

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

End of Watch Monday, July 13, 2020

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Roel De La Fuente

Officer Roel De La Fuente died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of presumed exposure at the Pharr Commercial Facility in Hidalgo County, Texas.

Officer De La Fuente had served with the United States Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations for 19 years. He is survived by his wife and two 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 Not available
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Location Texas

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer De La Fuente. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at US Customs and Border Protection.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

August 6, 2020

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