Detective Jack V. Polimeni

Detective Jack V. Polimeni

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, April 10, 2020

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Jack V. Polimeni

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

Detective Polimeni had served with the New York City Police Department for 23 years and was assigned to the Manhattan Warrant Squad. He is survived by his wife, mother, and sister.

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 50
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge 642

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, March 23, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest in peace Detective Polimeni. My dad may he and my mom rest in peace he served 38 years with the102nd precinct in Richmond Hills, Queens NY.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 22, 2021

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