Update On The NYPD Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Published on April 10, 2020, 10:01 pm
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Deaths in the Family

It is with sadness that the New York City Police Department announces the deaths of two members of our family.

School Safety Agent Joseph Donofrio, assigned to the 113th Precinct School Safety Unit, passed away today, Friday, April 10, 2020, from complications related to the coronavirus.

School Safety Agent Donofrio became a member of the NYPD on September 01, 1992.

Detective Jack Polimeni, assigned to the Warrant Section, passed away today, Friday, April 10, 2020, from complications related to the coronavirus.

Detective Polimeni became a member of the NYPD on April 15, 1997.

Citywide Patrols

Officers continue to visit restaurants, bars, supermarkets, salons and public spaces to remind individuals of the ban on congregating in public spaces and to practice social distancing.

Between 08:00 a.m., Thursday, April 09, 2020 and 08:00 a.m., Friday, April 10, 2020:

  • NYPD officers visited 2,178 supermarkets of which 957 were closed.
  • NYPD officers visited 6,907 bars and restaurants of which 5,537 were closed.Β 
  • NYPD officers visited 1,119 public places of which 753 were closed.Β 
  • NYPD officers visited 2,903 personal care facilities of which 2,903 were closed.Β 

There were no arrests or summonses issued in regard to these visits.

NYPD Officers on Sick Report

On Friday, April 10, 2020, 7,096 uniformed members of the NYPD were on sick report which accounts for 19.60% of the Department’s uniformed workforce. Currently, 2,314 uniformed members and 453 civilian members tested positive for the coronavirus.Β 

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