Sergeant Joseph Spinosa died as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty.
Sergeant Spinosa had served with the Sands Point Police Department for 19 years. He is survived by his mother.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.