Detective Pedro Junior "Pete" Mejia

Detective Pedro Junior "Pete" Mejia

Pasadena Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, February 6, 2021

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Pedro Junior "Pete" Mejia

Detective Pete Mejia died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty.

Detective Mejia was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the Pasadena Police Department for 16 years and was assigned to the Narcotics Division. He is survived by his daughters, mother, brother, sister, and maternal grandparents.

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 49
  • Tour 16 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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