Detective Sergeant Gary R. Taccone

Detective Sergeant Gary R. Taccone

Erie Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, November 3, 2021

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Gary R. Taccone

Detective Sergeant Gary Taccone died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Sergeant Taccone was a United States Air Force veteran. He had served with the Erie Police Department for 24 years. He is survived by his son.

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.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge 307
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, October 26, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Detective Sergeant Taccone,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain

Pittsburgh PD

November 24, 2021

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