Detective Jeffrey Allen Scalf

Detective Jeffrey Allen Scalf

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, April 13, 2020

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Jeffrey Allen Scalf

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

Detective Scalf had served with the New York City Police Department for 14 years and was assigned to the Bronx Gang Squad. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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 46
  • Tour 14 years, 2 months
  • Badge 4677

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, April 3, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

April 17, 2021

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