NYPD lieutenant who nearly died of COVID wins fight for disability pension

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — A New York Police Department lieutenant who nearly lost his life battling a COVID-19 infection he caught on the job has won his fight to retire with a disability pension. Lt. Yvan Pierre-Louis retired from the Police Department last Tuesday, closing out a 32-year career. Pierre-Louis is one of about 10 officers of different ranks who came down with very serious cases of COVID-19 during the early days of the pandemic. These officers were never able to work full duty again, said Lou Turco, who heads the NYPD’s Lieutenants Benevolent Association. The city’s Police Pension Fund approved…

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