Corrections Officer James N. Henry

Corrections Officer James N. Henry

Hays County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, August 27, 2021

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James N. Henry

Corrections Officer James Henry died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty at the Hays County Jail .

Officer Henry served with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office in San Marcos, Texas for over 22 years. He is survived by his wife and one daughter.

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 42
  • Tour 22 years, 8 months
  • Badge 2854

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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.

Retired Fire Lt Frank J Corasaniti II
Baltimore City Fire Department

November 14, 2021

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