Detective John D. Songy

Detective John D. Songy

Rutland Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, May 29, 2020

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John D. Songy

Detective John Songy died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure while on duty.

Detective Songy had served with the Rutland Police Department for eight years and had previously served with the Oakham Police Department for six years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two stepchildren.

In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 205

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, April 23, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Detective Songy,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

July 11, 2020

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