Sergeant Mayra Mercedes Rodríguez-Burgado

Sergeant Mayra Mercedes Rodríguez-Burgado

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Monday, August 31, 2020

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Mayra Mercedes Rodríguez-Burgado

Sergeant Mayra Rodríguez-Burgado died after contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty.

Sergeant Rodríguez-Burgado had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 27 years. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, grandchildren, mother, and brother.

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 53
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge 8-18750

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Sunday, August 9, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest In Peace Sergeant Rodríguez.... Descansa en paz

Agente Veronica Quitl
Policía de Puerto Rico

November 10, 2020

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