Deputy Sheriff Carlos Antonio Hernandez

Deputy Sheriff Carlos Antonio Hernandez

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, April 11, 2021

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Carlos Antonio Hernandez

Deputy Sheriff Carlos Hernandez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Deputy Hernandez had served with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for 15 years and was assigned to the Okeelanta Division. He had previously served with the Royal Palm Beach Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife, father, parents, and sister.

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.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 6635

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

May 23, 2021

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