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, 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 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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