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Rockwall Police Officer Dies from COVID-19 Complications

by Hunt County Theft Reports

 

Rockwall Police Department officer Tracy Gaines has reportedly passed away after a weeks long battle against COVID-19.

Gaines died during the morning hours of Monday, August 3, 2020 due to complications from COVID-19. He was admitted to a local hospital on July 11th and has undergone various treatments to try and mitigate the effects of the illness.
Officer Gaines was hired as a Rockwall Police Officer in September of 2005 and most recently served as a School Resource Officer at Rockwall High School. During his career, he also served as a School Resource Officer at Williams Middle School and he was a Field Training Officer in the Patrol Division as well. Tracy also had a distinguished military career serving 20
years with the Air Force prior to becoming a police officer.

The Rockwall Police Department is grateful for the incredible outpouring of support for his wife and two sons. Donations to assist the family financially can be made at www.atodallas.org.

In honor of Officer Gaines’ service to the citizens of Rockwall, a squad car has been placed at Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium located at 1215 T.L. Townsend Dr, Rockwall, TX, 75087 as a memorial. Information regarding funeral arrangements will be posted at a later time.

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