Corrections Officer V Herbert Garcia

Corrections Officer V Herbert Garcia

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 18, 2020

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Herbert Garcia

Corrections Officer V Herbert Garcia died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Terrell Unit.

Officer Garcia had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 29 years and was assigned to the Southern Regional Transportation Unit. 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 57
  • Tour 29 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

communicable disease, COVID-19

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To the family of Corrections Officer V Herbert Garcia, friends, Director Lorie Davis and the
Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, TX
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayer. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding, to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"For he (Jesus) has said, I will never leave you or forsake you." Hebrews 13:5

Patrolman A.S. Batson
CH / OB PD
Goldsboro, NC

September 21, 2020

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