Sergeant José García-VázquezRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico
End of Watch Friday, May 15, 2020
Tour 31 years
Incident Date Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Sergeant José García-Vázquez died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty during an outbreak in the district police station in Yauco, Puerto Rico.
Sergeant García-Vázquez had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 31 years and was assigned to Yauco District. He is survived by his wife, who serves as a lieutenant with the agency.
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. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.