Deputy Sheriff Raul Adam Gomez

Deputy Sheriff Raul Adam Gomez

Wharton County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, October 26, 2020

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Raul Adam Gomez

Deputy Sheriff Roy Gomez died as a result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty.

Deputy Gomez had served with the Wharton County Sheriff's Office for 12 years and was assigned to supervise the Inmate Work Squad. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 703

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 7, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers.

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

December 5, 2020

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