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Detention Enforcement Officer Tommy Kwok Chin | United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - Detention and Deportation, U.S. Government United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - Detention and Deportation, U.S. Government

Detention Enforcement Officer

Tommy Kwok Chin

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - Detention and Deportation, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Sunday, October 17, 1999

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Duty related illness

Location: Washington

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Detention Enforcement Officer Tommy Chin died after contracting Bete-hemolvtic streptococcus, Group A, also known as the flesh eating bacteria, while taking custody of 151 illegal Chinese refugees on an isolated island off of the coast of Washington state.

Officer Chin had served with the United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and child.

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Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)
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