Sergeant Raul Salazar, Jr.

Sergeant Raul Salazar, Jr.

Nueces County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, August 23, 2020

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Raul Salazar, Jr.

Sergeant Raul Salazar died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty.

Sergeant Salazar had served with the Nueces County Sheriff's Office for seven years and had served in law enforcement for 22 years. He had previously served with the Beeville Police Department, Texas A&M University Kingsville Police Department, Kingsville Police Department, and Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by his wife.

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 52
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

communicable disease, COVID-19

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RIP my friend. You were a great partner and you always had my back.

Deputy Bryan Hardin
Collin County Sheriff’s Office

July 16, 2021

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