Correctional Officer Jairo Antonio Bravo

Correctional Officer Jairo Antonio Bravo

Miami-Dade County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, July 30, 2020

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Jairo Antonio Bravo

Correctional Officer Jairo Bravo died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center at 7000 NW 41st Street in Miami, Florida.

Officer Bravo had served with the Miami-Dade County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for six months and had previously served with the Florida Department of Corrections for three years. He is survived by his mother.

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.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge 7761

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, July 13, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, and agency during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9];

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4] and;

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13]

Depart in peace, Brother-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, RPP, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed Independent Christian Clergy

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department

February 21, 2021

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