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, 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 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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