Officer Alfonso H. MurrietaRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government
End of Watch Thursday, July 9, 2020
Age Not available
Tour 32 years
Communicable Disease, COVID-19
Officer Alfonso Murrieta died after contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty at Tucson International Airport in Arizona.
Officer Murrieta volunteered to assist with local policing duties at the airport after an outbreak of COVID-19 amongst members of the Tucson International Airport Police Department disrupted staffing.
Officer Murrieta had served with the United States Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations and the former United States Immigration and Naturalization Service for 32 years. He is survived by his wife and four 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.