Trooper Sean Christopher Hryc

Trooper Sean Christopher Hryc

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, August 28, 2021

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Sean Christopher Hryc

Trooper Sean Hryc died as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to Troop I in Ocala, Florida.

Trooper Hryc had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 17 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


The Effects of COVID on Law Enforcement

Beginning in early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country began to contract COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Due to the nature of their job, law enforcement officers were required to work and interact with the community even as the majority of the country was self-quarantined. As a result, hundreds of officers died from COVID-related illnesses and other complications.

Corrections agencies, in particular, suffered tremendous losses due to the constant and close proximity between the corrections officers and large inmate populations. Since March 2020, ODMP has verified that over 600 law enforcement officers have died as the result of a confirmed or presumed exposure while on duty and continues to work with hundreds of other agencies that have suffered a COVID-related death.

Visit ODMP's COVID-19 memorial listing every officer who has died as a result of a confirmed or presumed exposure.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 697

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, August 10, 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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