Assistant Chief Gail S. Green-Gilliam

Assistant Chief Gail S. Green-Gilliam

Phenix City Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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Gail S. Green-Gilliam

Assistant Chief Gail Green-Gilliam died after contracting COVID-19 as the result of a presumed exposure during an outbreak within the Phenix City Police Department.

She was taken to a hospital in Columbus, Georgia, where she remained on a ventilator for several weeks.

Assistant Chief Green-Gilliam had served with the Phenix City Police Department for 33 years. She is survived by her husband, son, two daughters, grandchildren, and siblings. Assistant Chief Green-Gilliam had also been the foster parent for special needs children and adults.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 33 years
  • Badge PD2

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, May 28, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest in peace, sister. Condolences to your loving family.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

June 24, 2021

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