Senior Detention Officer Erica McAdoo

Senior Detention Officer Erica McAdoo

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, July 3, 2020

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Erica McAdoo

Senior Detention Officer Erica McAdoo died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Officer McAdoo was a United States Coast Guard veteran and had been assigned to the Custody Services Division of the Los Angeles Police Department. She is survived by her mother and sister.

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 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, March 27, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Senior Detention Officer McAdoo,

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

December 18, 2021

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