Corrections Officer IV Vickie V. James

Corrections Officer IV Vickie V. James

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, February 10, 2021

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Vickie V. James

Corrections Officer IV Vickie James died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Choice Moore Unit in Bonham, Texas.

Officer James had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for four 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.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, January 14, 2021

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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