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Hundreds of Police Officers Have Died From Covid. Vaccines Remain a Hard Sell.

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2021
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Emily Kask for The New York Times

Over the last year and a half, a majority of the roughly 40 police officers who patrol Baker, La., a suburb of Baton Rouge, tested positive for the coronavirus. All of them recovered and went back to work — until Lt. DeMarcus Dunn got sick.

Lieutenant Dunn, a 36-year-old shift supervisor who coached youth sports and once chased down someone who fled the police station after being arrested, died from Covid-19 on Aug. 13. His wedding had been scheduled for the next day.

Chief Carl K. Dunn said he had...

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