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 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 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 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 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 Sergeant Charles Investigator Mark Brown | Harris County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas Sergeant Raymond John Scholwinski | Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas Corrections Supervisor 1 Fella A. Adebiyi | Kansas Department of Corrections, Kansas Corrections Supervisor 1 George Master Detention Deputy Richard Barry | Lake County Sheriff's Office, Florida Master Detention Deputy Lynn Jones | Lake County Sheriff's Office, Florida Lieutenant Erik K. Lloyd | Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada Sergeant Corey Pendergrass | Lauderhill Police Department, Florida Corrections Officer Marshall Lee Warden Wilmot Sandlin Master Sergeant Henry Turner | Louisiana Department of Corrections, Louisiana Police Officer Joseph Cappello | Melrose Park Police Department, Illinois 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 Sergeant Jose Diaz-Ayala | 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 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 Detective Marylou Armer | Santa Rosa Police Department, California Deputy Sheriff Kietrell Pitts | Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana Corrections Officer V Jesse Wayne Bolton | 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Enrique J. Rositas, Jr. | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government Correctional Officer Berisford Anthony Morse | Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington Corrections Officer Daniel G. Oaks | Yakima County Department of Corrections, Washington

Alameda County Sheriff's Office, California

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

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

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

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

Glen Ridge Police Department, New Jersey

Harris County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Kansas Department of Corrections, Kansas

Lake County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada

Lauderhill Police Department, Florida

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

Louisiana Department of Corrections, Louisiana

Melrose Park Police Department, Illinois

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

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

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Rutland Police Department, Massachusetts

Sands Point Police Department, New York

Santa Rosa Police Department, California

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Parole Division, 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

Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington

Yakima County Department of Corrections, Washington