A Police Service Representative of the Los Angeles Police Department has died from COVID-19, the department said Saturday.
Raymond L. Guerrero, a 24-year employee of the LAPD assigned to the Communications Division, died Thursday of complications related to the COVID-19 virus, according to a police statement.
He is survived by his wife -- a PSR in the Communications Division -- and two daughters, officials said.
Guerrero "dedicated his career to ensuring that every call for service made by the community members we serve was answered. We thank you for your service and you will be greatly missed,'' officials said in the statement.
"The impact of COVID-19 has been devastating for this department and this city," Chief Michel Moore said. "Guerrero's passing marks the fourth employee who has fallen from this deadly pandemic, leaving yet another hole in our hearts."