Death of Department Employee due to COVID-19 NR20180ll

July 26, 2020

It is with profound sadness, the Los Angeles Police Department is reporting the tragic passing of Police Officer Valentin Martinez, Serial No.38701, from complications due to COVID-19. He lost his courageous battle with coronavirus this morning. He is survived by his domestic partner, who is 20 weeks pregnant with twins, his mother, and siblings.