Fallen Officers From the COVID-19 Pandemic

In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job.

The following law enforcement officers died as a result of contracting the virus in the line of duty.

We continue to work with dozens of other agencies that have suffered COVID-19 related deaths as they work to make confirmed or presumed determinations of line-of-duty status.

Deputy Sheriff Oscar W. Rocha | Alameda County Sheriff's Office, California Chief Probation Officer Leslie Dale Allen | Athens-Clarke County Probation Services, Georgia Sergeant AlTerek Shaundel Patterson | Bedminster Township Police Department, New Jersey Director N. Kyle Coleman | Bexar County Fire Marshal's Office, Texas Detention Deputy Timothy De La Fuente | Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas Patrolman Gary Walker | Bloomingdale Police Department, New Jersey Police Officer Jose Fontanez | Boston Police Department, Massachusetts Deputy Sheriff Shannon Bennett | Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida Lieutenant Aldemar Rengifo | Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida Corrections Officer Jose Alfredo Diramos Sergeant Gilbert Polanco | California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Police Officer Marco DiFranco | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Sergeant Clifford W. Martin, Sr. | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Police Officer Ronald Newman | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Captain Kevin Trahan | Church Point Police Department, Louisiana Sergeant Eric John Twisdale | Clay County Sheriff's Office, Florida Master Police Officer Robert J. Hall | Columbia Police Department, South Carolina Correctional Officer Antoine J. Jones | Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Corrections, Illinois Correctional Officer Jose Marquez | Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Corrections, Illinois Correctional Officer Sheila Rivera | Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Corrections, Illinois Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien, Jr. | Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Court Services, Illinois Lieutenant Bobby Almager | Corpus Christi International Airport Department of Public Safety, Texas Deputy Sheriff Richard Treadwell | Dane County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin Captain Jonathan Parnell | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Correctional Officer Kenneth J. Moore | District of Columbia Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, District of Columbia Chief of Police Marvin Wayne Trejo | Dumas Police Department, Texas Senior Detention Officer Alexander Reginald Pettiway | Durham County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Sergeant Kelvin Dewayne Mixon | Edwards Police Department, Mississippi Police Officer Efren Coronel | El Centro Police Department, California Deputy Sheriff Jeff Hopkins | El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Colorado Police Officer Alex Arango | Everman Police Department, Texas Deputy Constable Levi Kelling Arnold | First City Court of New Orleans Constable's Office, Louisiana Detective Jose Mora | Fresno County Sheriff's Office, California Sergeant Charles Customs Officer Renie Tumanda | Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency, Guam Lieutenant Brian McNair | Hall County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Master Jail Officer Robert Charles Sunukjian | Hampton Roads Regional Jail, Virginia Investigator Mark Brown | Harris County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas Deputy Sheriff Stephen Bradley Crazywolf Dutton | Harris County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Sergeant Raymond John Scholwinski | Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas Sergeant Dennis R. Oliver, Jr. | Highland Village Police Department, Texas Corporal Michael Ambrosino | Horry County Police Department, South Carolina Lieutenant Chris Cunningham | Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida Correctional Officer Dudley J. Champ | Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Texas Corrections Supervisor 1 Fella A. Adebiyi | Kansas Department of Corrections, Kansas Corrections Supervisor 1 George Major Rickie A. Groves | Kennett Police Department, Missouri Master Detention Deputy Richard Barry | Lake County Sheriff's Office, Florida Master Detention Deputy Lynn Jones | Lake County Sheriff's Office, Florida Lieutenant Erik L. Lloyd | Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada Sergeant Corey Pendergrass | Lauderhill Police Department, Florida Sergeant Mikkos Leonardo Newman | Lee County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina Corrections Officer Marshall Lee Warden Wilmot Sandlin Master Sergeant Henry Turner | Louisiana Department of Corrections, Louisiana Deputy Sheriff Christopher Smith | McLennan County Sheriff's Office, Texas Police Officer Joseph Cappello | Melrose Park Police Department, Illinois Police Officer Jorge Cabrera | Mission Police Department, Texas Deputy Sheriff Sypraseuth Police Officer Michael Lee | Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police Reserve Captain Raymond Andrew Boseman | New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana Senior Police Officer Mark Hall, Sr. | New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana Senior Police Officer Sharon Williams | New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana Sergeant Michael W. Clegg | Newark Police Department, New Jersey Police Officer Michael Alexander Conners | Newark Police Department, New Jersey Sergeant Raul Salazar, Jr. | Nueces County Sheriff's Office, Texas Deputy Sheriff Angela Chavers | Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida Sergeant Jose Diaz-Ayala | Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida Deputy Sheriff Maurice Ford | Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida Police Officer Francesco S. Scorpo | Paterson Police Department, New Jersey Investigator Donald K. Sumner | Patton State Hospital Police Department, California Captain Steven M. Gaudet, Jr. | Pearl River Police Department, Louisiana Assistant Chief Gail Green-Gilliam | Phenix City Police Department, Alabama Captain Glenn Allen Green | Pike County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi Sergeant José García-Vázquez | Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico Agent Miguel Martínez-Ortiz | Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico Sergeant Mayra Rodríguez-Burgado | Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico Captain Randy M. Vallot | Richland Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana Sergeant Charles Edward Norton | Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Sergeant Virgil Thomas | Richmond Police Department, California Lieutenant Maybelle W. Hendricks | Ridgeville Police Department, South Carolina Deputy Sheriff Terrell Young | Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California Deputy Sheriff Steven Allen Minor | Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Detective John D. Songy | Rutland Police Department, Massachusetts Sergeant Joseph Spinosa | Sands Point Police Department, New York Detention Deputy Charles Pugh, II | Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office, Florida Detective Marylou Armer | Santa Rosa Police Department, California Sheriff Peter Smith | Sumter County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Deputy Sheriff Kietrell Pitts | Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana Corporal Charles E. Holt | Tarrant County Sheriff's Office, Texas Corrections Officer V Jesse Wayne Bolton | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer IV Lebouath Boua | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer Coy D. Coffman, Jr. | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer V James D. Coleman | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer V Jerry Esparza | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer V Herbert Garcia | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer V Jonathon Keith Goodman | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer Kenneth Harbin | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer V Eric Johnson | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer V Elizabeth Jones | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer IV Ruben Martinez | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer V Maria Mendez | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer V Thomas Adedayo Ogungbire | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Correctional Officer Donald E. Parker | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer IV Jackson Pongay | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Chaplain II Akbar N. Shabazz | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer V James Weston, Jr. | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Corrections Officer IV Kelvin D. Wilcher | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas Parole Officer IV Joseph William Lange | Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Parole Division, Texas Juvenile Corrections Officer Sean Rahina Wilson | Texas Juvenile Justice Department, Texas Sergeant Dale Multer | Travis County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas Detective Sergeant Randall C. French | Troy Police Department, New York Detective Alex Ruperto | Union City Police Department, New Jersey Corporal Lawrence Onley | United States Department of Defense - Naval District Washington Police Department, U.S. Government Officer Carlo Jay Cayabyab | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government Officer Roel De La Fuente | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government Officer Richard G. McCoy | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government Officer Alfonso H. Murrieta | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government Officer Omar E. Palmer | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government Officer Lucas Saucedo | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government Officer Ching Kok Border Patrol Agent Agustin Aguilar, Jr. | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government Border Patrol Agent Marco A. Gonzales | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government Border Patrol Agent Enrique J. Rositas, Jr. | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government Special Deputy Marshal Brian Leath Magee | United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government Special Deputy Marshal Anthony Charles McGrew | United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government Sergeant Parnell Guyton | University of Alabama at Birmingham Police Department, Alabama Correctional Officer Berisford Anthony Morse | Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington Commander Donafay Collins | Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Michigan Corporal Dean Savard | Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Michigan Corrections Officer Susan Ann Roberts | Williamson County Sheriff's Office, Texas Corrections Officer Daniel G. Oaks | Yakima County Department of Corrections, Washington

Alameda County Sheriff's Office, California

Athens-Clarke County Probation Services, Georgia

Bedminster Township Police Department, New Jersey

Bexar County Fire Marshal's Office, Texas

Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Bloomingdale Police Department, New Jersey

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Church Point Police Department, Louisiana

Clay County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Columbia Police Department, South Carolina

Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Corrections, Illinois

Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Court Services, Illinois

Corpus Christi International Airport Department of Public Safety, Texas

Dane County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

District of Columbia Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, District of Columbia

Dumas Police Department, Texas

Durham County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Edwards Police Department, Mississippi

El Centro Police Department, California

El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

Everman Police Department, Texas

First City Court of New Orleans Constable's Office, Louisiana

Fresno County Sheriff's Office, California

Glen Ridge Police Department, New Jersey

Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency, Guam

Hall County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Hampton Roads Regional Jail, Virginia

Harris County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Highland Village Police Department, Texas

Horry County Police Department, South Carolina

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Kansas Department of Corrections, Kansas

Kennett Police Department, Missouri

Lake County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada

Lauderhill Police Department, Florida

Lee County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

Louisiana Department of Corrections, Louisiana

McLennan County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Melrose Park Police Department, Illinois

Mission Police Department, Texas

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Nueces County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Paterson Police Department, New Jersey

Patton State Hospital Police Department, California

Pearl River Police Department, Louisiana

Phenix City Police Department, Alabama

Pike County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Richland Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Richmond Police Department, California

Ridgeville Police Department, South Carolina

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Rutland Police Department, Massachusetts

Sands Point Police Department, New York

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Santa Rosa Police Department, California

Sumter County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Tarrant County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Parole Division, Texas

Texas Juvenile Justice Department, Texas

Travis County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas

Troy Police Department, New York

Union City Police Department, New Jersey

United States Department of Defense - Naval District Washington Police Department, U.S. Government

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

University of Alabama at Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington

Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

Williamson County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Yakima County Department of Corrections, Washington