Police Officer Noah Ryan LeBlanc, Sr.

Police Officer Noah Ryan LeBlanc, Sr.

Laguna Vista Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, September 13, 2021

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Noah Ryan LeBlanc, Sr.

Police Officer Noah LeBlanc died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Officer LeBlanc had served with the Laguna Vista Police Department for three years. He is survived by his two children and his parents.


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 33
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 903

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Sunday, August 29, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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you fought everyday, to keep you're city safe, also you're family,friends and you're fellow officers.

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February 16, 2022

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