Detective Cedric G. Dixon

Detective Cedric G. Dixon

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, March 28, 2020

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Cedric G. Dixon

Detective Cedric Dixon died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty.

Detective Dixon had served with the New York City Police Department for 22 years and was assigned to the 32nd Precinct Detective Squad. He is survived by his daughter, mother, brother, and six sisters.

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 22 years, 3 months
  • Badge 2157

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, March 26, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, and agency during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9];

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4] and;

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13]

Depart in peace, Brother-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, RPP, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed Independent Christian Clergy

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department

February 21, 2021

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