Patrolman John M. Borges

Patrolman John M. Borges

Taunton Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, December 24, 2020

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John M. Borges

Patrolman John Borges died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Patrolman Borges had served with the Taunton Police Department for over 20 years. He is survived by his parents, sister, goddaughter, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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 20 years
  • Badge 369

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, December 8, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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