DANIEL MENDOZA, III

DANIEL MENDOZA, III

California Department of Corrections Officer Danny Mendoza, 53, died May 30th as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco, California.

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.

Officer Mendoza had served with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for 24 years.