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Fifth South Florida police officer dies from COVID-19 complications this week

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The Coral Springs Police Department announced that Sergeant Patrick “Pat” Madison, a 15-year member of the Coral Springs Police Department passed due to complications from COVID-19 on Friday August, 20.

Madison, 43, is survived by his son, Patrick Jr. “PJ”, fiancé, Hazel Mullings, mother Charlotte Madison, brother Carl Madison and sister, Deatreaus.

“Pat’s death is tragic and untimely; he was taken from us way too early. Announcing the death of one of our members is the hardest thing I’ve had to do as Chief of Police.” Coral Spring Police Chief Clyde Parry said in a statement. “Especially when that member had a tremendous impact on our organization, and a bright future ahead of them.”

He is the fifth police officer to pass dur to COVID-19 complications this week.