Sgt. White, End of Watch
Sgt. Anthony White, Transit Services Division, succumbed to the coronavirus April 15. He served the City for more than 30 years.
During his career, Sgt. White worked at the Wilshire, Van Nuys, Hollenbeck, Southeast and Southwest stations, in the Metro, South Bureau gangs, internal affairs and, most recently, transit services divisions.
He is reported to be survived by his wife, two teenage children, his parents and two sisters.
Sgt. White’s death increases the LAPD/LAFD victims of COVID total to 11 during the pandemic. May they rest in peace.
The others (previously reported in Alive!) who have passed away previously from coronavirus complications are:
- Sgt. Patricia Guillen, 77th Division, died Jan. 28 after 22 years of City service;
- Security Officer Dexter De Los Santos died Jan. 29 after 8 years of City service;
- Sgt. Fred Cueto, LAPD, a 22-year veteran who died in December;
- Detention Officer Erica McAdoo, 39, LAPD, died in July;
- Officer Valentin Martinez, 45, LAPD, also died in July.
- LAFD Firefighter/Paramedic Jose Perez passed away in July.
- PSR III Raymond Guerrero, a 911 Operator, served the City for 24 years, died in January. (See related story this month.)
- Capt. 1 George Roque, LAFD, with 22 years of City service, died in January.
- Sgt. Amelia “Terry” Martinez, LAPD, with 27 years of City service, died in January.
- Officer II Philip Sudario, LAPD, with 25 years of City service, died in January.