Detective Raymond C. Abear

Detective Raymond C. Abear

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, April 13, 2020

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Raymond C. Abear

Detective Raymond Abear died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty.

Detective Abear had served with the New York City Police Department for 20 years and was assigned to the Queens Special Victims Squad. He is survived by his wife and two 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 43
  • Tour 20 years, 4 months
  • Badge 3740

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

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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