Update On The NYPD Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Published on March 30, 2020, 6:18 pm
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Death in the Family

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

School Safety Agent Sabrina Jefferson, assigned to Patrol Borough Queens South School Safety (113th Precinct), died on Sunday, March 29, 2020, of complications from Coronavirus.

School Safety Agent Jefferson became a member of the NYPD on February 09, 1994.

Senior Police Administrative Aide Gwendolyn King, assigned to Police Service Area #3, died on Monday, March 30, 2020. We are awaiting test results.

SPAA King became a member of the NYPD on July 25, 1994.

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 am Sunday, March 29, 2020 and 08:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020:

  • NYPD officers visited 2,758 supermarkets of which 1,489 were closed.
  • NYPD officers visited 7,943 bars and restaurants of which 6,390 were closed. 
  • NYPD officers visited 1,259 public places of which 692 were closed.
  • NYPD officers visited 3,255 personal care facilities of which 3,255 were closed. 

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

NYPD Officers on Sick Report

On Monday, March 30, 2020, 5,199 uniformed members of the NYPD were on sick report which accounts for 14.40% of the Department’s uniformed workforce. Currently, 824 uniformed members and 106 civilian members tested positive for the Coronavirus. 

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