Lieutenant Aldemar Rengifo, Jr.

Lieutenant Aldemar Rengifo, Jr.

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, August 16, 2020

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Aldemar Rengifo, Jr.

Lieutenant Aldemar Rengifo died after contracting COVID-19 during an exposure while on duty.

Lieutenant Rengifo had served with the Broward County Sheriff's Office for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and son.

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.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 20 years, 7 months
  • Badge L-333

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, July 27, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Thank you Lieutenant Rengifo for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Florida. You are a true American HERO. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever rest in peace, my brother.


Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

September 27, 2020

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