Officer Monica J. Riola

Officer Monica J. Riola

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, August 20, 2021

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Monica J. Riola

Officer Monica Riola died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Los Angeles International Airport.

Officer Riola served with the United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection. She began her career with the Immigration and Naturalization Services in 1996. Officer Riola is survived by her husband 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.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Location California
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Sheriff Brad Swain, together with the deputies & staff of MCSO, offers our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to the family of your fallen sister, Officer Monica Riola. May the outpouring of support you receive as a result of your loss help provide all of you with a measure of peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Liane Johnson, #53-66
Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Indiana
U.S.A.

October 21, 2021

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