Officer Richard Rios

Officer Richard Rios

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Add to My Heroes

Richard Rios

Officer Richard Rios died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to the Ysleta Port of Entry in El Paso, Texas.

Officer Rios had served with the Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations for 17 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and 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 53
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Location Texas
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

Most Recent Reflection

View all 36 Reflections

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

January 1, 2021

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.