Senior Sergeant Steve Urias

Senior Sergeant Steve Urias

Austin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021

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Steve Urias

Senior Sergeant Steve Urias died as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Sergeant Urias worked for the Austin Police Department for 31 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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 62
  • Tour 31 years
  • Badge 2103

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Sunday, August 8, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Baltimore City Fire Department

November 14, 2021

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