Coronavirus News: NYPD loses 3 more members to coronavirus

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Monday, April 13, 2020
NYPD loses 3 more members to coronavirus
Three more members of the NYPD have died due to complications from coronavirus.

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Three more members of the NYPD have died due to complications from coronavirus: New York City Detectives Raymod Abear and Jeffrey Scalf and Auxiliary Captain Mohamed Rahaman.

Detective Abear joined the NYPD in July 2001 and was currently assigned to the Special Victims Squad. Detective Abear leaves behind his wife and two children.

Detective Scalf joined the NYPD in January 2006 and was assigned to the Bronx Gang Squad. Detective Scalf leaves behind his wife and three children.

"Two more hero New York City Detectives have tragically been taken by the invisible bullet of COVID-19 that has brought grief to so many," said Detectives' Endowment Association President Paul DiGiacomo. "Detectives Raymond Abear and Jeff Scalf dedicated their lives to fighting crime and tirelessly serving the people of New York City. This is a very sad time for the DEA, but as we mourn the losses of our brothers in blue - New York City Detectives will not relent in their commitment to keeping this city safe. We make a solemn vow to never forget our fallen, and to forever support the families of these heroes."

Auxiliary Captain Mohamed Rahaman was assigned to the 115th Precinct.



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