Correctional Officer Jose MarquezRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Corrections, Illinois
End of Watch Sunday, June 28, 2020
Tour 15 years, 6 months
Incident Date Friday, May 29, 2020
Correctional Officer Jose Marquez died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among inmates and correctional staff at the Cook County Jail at 2650 S. California Avenue in Chicago.
Officer Marquez had served with the Cook County Sheriff's Department - Department of Correction's for 16 years. He is survived by his wife and five children.
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.