Deputy Sheriff Angela Dinece Chavers
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Florida
End of Watch: Saturday, September 12, 2020
Deputy Sheriff Angela Chavers died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at Main Detention Center.
Deputy Chavers had served with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for 18 years and was assigned to the Inmate Management Division. She is survived by her son and niece, who she had custody of.
Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.