Deputy Sheriff Daniel "Duke" Trujillo

Deputy Sheriff Daniel "Duke" Trujillo

Denver Sheriff's Department, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, May 26, 2021

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Daniel "Duke" Trujillo

Deputy Sheriff Duke Trujillo died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty at the Downtown Detention Center.

Deputy Trujillo had served with the Denver Sheriff's Department for seven years.

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.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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might of their arm,
their wealth
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it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
one’s character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
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