Barrington Police Department , Rhode Island
End of Watch Saturday, September 11, 2021
Sergeant Gino Caputo died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while attending training at 325 Washington Street, Providence.
Sergeant Caputo had served with the Barrington Police Department for over 26 years. He is survived by his wife.
Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.