Sergeant Amelia Theresa "Terry" Martinez

Sergeant Amelia Theresa "Terry" Martinez

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, January 13, 2021

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Amelia Theresa "Terry" Martinez

Sergeant Terry Martinez died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while serving at the Hollenbeck Division at 2111 East 1st Street in Los Angeles.

Sergeant Martinez had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for 27 years. She is survived by two sons, a daughter, and her mother.

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 53
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge 30441

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Sgt. Martinez,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 13, 2022

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