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, 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 have died as a result of COVID-19, and continue to do so as the virus spreads across the United States.

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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