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Official Line of Duty Deaths

Leroy Dixon

Rank: Detective Second Grade

Shield Number: 3589

Command: 83 Squad

Date of Death: 06/14/2015

Cause of Death: Illnesses contracted as a result of work on the rescue and recovery from the World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001.

Det. second grade Leroy Dixon retired on October 1, 2001 out of the 83 Detective Squad.  Dixon joined the New York Police Department on October 1, 1973. A 28-year veteran of the Department, Dixon served in several commands during his career, including the Narcotics Division and the 83 Precinct. He made 312 arrests over the course of his time with the Department, and was recognized for Excellent Police Duty. He died on June 14, 2015 as a result of his work on the rescue and recovery from 9/11.

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