Detention Officer Robert Perez

Detention Officer Robert Perez

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, February 2, 2021

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Robert Perez

Detention Officer Robert Perez died as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak at the Harris County Jail.

Detention Officer Perez was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Harris County Sheriff's Office for five years.

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.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

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.

Frank J. Corasaniti II, Retired Fire Lt
Baltimore City Fire Department

June 17, 2021

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