Deputy Sheriff Raul Gomez

Deputy Sheriff Raul Gomez

Wharton County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, October 26, 2020

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Raul 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.

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 died as a result of COVID-19.


  • 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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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Gomez. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Wharton County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

November 16, 2020

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