Sergeant Virgil Thomas

Sergeant Virgil Thomas

Richmond Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, August 20, 2020

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Virgil Thomas

Sergeant Virgil Thomas died after contracting COVID-19 during a call for service.

Sergeant Thomas had served with the Richmond Police Department for 24 years. He had previously served with the Albany Police Department and Novato Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and four children.

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 51
  • Tour 28 years
  • Badge 1270

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest In Peace Virgil. We will take it from here. It was definitely a pleasure meeting you and getting to know you while we were in our SLI class. Your a great man and you will be missed.

Sgt. Franco Cesar
Fairfield Police Department

October 24, 2020

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