Deputy Sheriff Juan Menchaca

Deputy Sheriff Juan Menchaca

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, June 13, 2020

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Juan Menchaca

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

Deputy Menchaca had served with the Harris County Sheriff's Office for 14 years and was assigned to the Courts Division. He had over 32 years of law enforcement experience and had previously served with the Nacogdoches Police Department and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Parole Division. He is survived by his wife and seven 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 70
  • Tour 32 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest in peace brother.

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Hennepin County(Minneapolis)- Adult Corrections Facility

November 28, 2020

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