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Official Line of Duty Deaths

Jack Polimeni

Rank: Detective

Shield Number: 642

Command: Manhattan Warrant Squad

Date of Death: 04/10/2020

Cause of Death: COVID-19

When the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic first hit New York City in March of 2020, our Detectives, of course, remained on the front lines. Within a few weeks, six of our active Detectives passed away from the virus and the DEA fought for their deaths to be deemed in the line of duty. Det. Jack Polimeni died on April 10, 2020. Click on the pdf file link below to read his obituary from the Winter 2021 edition of the DEA’s magazine, The Gold Shield.


Obituary for Det. Jack Polimeni from The Gold Shield, Winter 2021 edition.

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