Sergeant Robert Wayne Rogers

Sergeant Robert Wayne Rogers

Florida Department of Corrections, Florida

End of Watch Friday, July 31, 2020

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Robert Wayne Rogers

Sergeant Robert Rogers died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to the Graceville Work Camp in Graceville, Florida.

His wife presumably contracted COVID-19 from him and they both died within one hour of each other.

Sergeant Rogers had served with the Florida Department for Corrections for 29 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 Not available
  • Tour 29 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Sgt. Rogers,
On today the 1st anniversary of your death death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Texas. And to your Family and loved ones. I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 31, 2021

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