Police Officer Julio Cesar Herrera, Jr.

Police Officer Julio Cesar Herrera, Jr.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, October 4, 2021

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Julio Cesar Herrera, Jr.

Police Officer Julio Herrera died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working as a School Resource Officer at Ardrey Kell High School at 10220 Ardrey Kell Road in Charlotte.

Officer Herrera had served with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department for over 28 years. He is survived by his wife 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.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 28 years
  • Badge 1337

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 14, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19


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Sheriff Brad Swain, along with the deputies & staff of MCSO, offer our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to the family of your fallen Officer, Julio Herrera, Jr.
May the outpouring of support and encouragement you receive from agencies both near and far, provide you with peace and comfort at this difficult time.

Liane Johnson, #53-66
Monroe County Sheriff's Office

December 8, 2021

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