Corrections Officer IV Daniel Joseph Giorgi

Corrections Officer IV Daniel Joseph Giorgi

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, July 25, 2021

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Daniel Joseph Giorgi

Corrections Officer IV Daniel Giorgi died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while serving at the Fabian Dale Dominguez State Jail at 6535 Cagnon Road in San Antonio.

Corrections Officer IV Daniel Giorgi was a United States Air Force veteran and had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for four years. He is survived by his wife and three 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.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Wednesday, July 21, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Corrections Officer Giorgi,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

October 17, 2021

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