Officer John Richard Zykas

Officer John Richard Zykas

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, September 8, 2010

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John Richard Zykas

Officer John Zykas suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a departmental training course while assigned to the Otay Mesa Port of Entry. He was transported to a local hospital where he underwent major surgery. He remained hospitalized until passing away six days later.

Officer Zykas was a U.S. Navy veteran of 20 years and had served with the Office of Field Operations and legacy Customs Service for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Location California
  • Incident Date Thursday, September 2, 2010

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 8, 2020

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