Corrections Officer V Jose A. Hernandez

Corrections Officer V Jose A. Hernandez

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Monday, September 13, 2021

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Jose A. Hernandez

Corrections Officer V Jose Hernandez died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working at the Torres Correctional Facility at 125 Private Road 4303 in Hondo.

Corrections Officer Hernandez had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division for 11 years. He is survived by three 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 47
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, August 27, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Corrections Officer V Jose A. Hernandez. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his Family, Friends and all Members of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

October 21, 2021

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