Detective Cedric G. Dixon

Detective Cedric G. Dixon

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, March 27, 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.

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.


  • 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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Rest in peace, brother. Thank you for your service. Condolences and strength to your loving family for your loss.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

March 29, 2021

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