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NYPD Det. Shantay Neal-Baker Dies From COVID-19

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- The NYPD has lost another member of its family due to COVID-19.

Det. Shantay Neal-Baker died Saturday morning after serving New York City for 20 years.

In an internal memo to the department obtained by CBS2, Commissioner Dermot Shea said Neal-Baker started as a communications technician, then later became an officer in the 73rd and 90th precincts.

She was most recently working in the risk mitigation division.

Shea says her dedication will never be forgotten.

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