Correctional Officer Juan Llanes
Miami-Dade County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Florida
End of Watch: Monday, February 1, 2021
Cause of Death: COVID19
Correctional Officer Juan Llanes died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Officer Llanes had served with the Miami-Dade County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for 33 years and was assigned to the Hospital Services Unit. He is survived by his wife and son.
Beginning 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 have died as a result of COVID-19, and continue to do so as the virus spreads across the United States.