Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines Passes Away After 4-Week Battle With Coronavirus

ROCKWALL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Rockwall Police officer is in critical condition and on life support battling COVID-19, his wife told the Rockwall Police Officers Association to share with the public.

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The Police Association announced on July 13, Officer Tracy Gaines had contracted COVID-19 and after a week at home, he was admitted to the hospital.

Officer Tracy Gaines (credit: Rockwall Police Officers Association)

“He has made some progress but has a long journey,” his wife shared in a Facebook post. “I know he is a very special person and touches many lives so I wanted to let you know we appreciate all of the love, prayers and support. He is strong and a fighter! GOD is mighty and I know he made Tracy so special to work for him here on Earth. Please continue to pray for him!”

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“If there is anyone who needs prayer right now, it’s Officer Gaines, his wife and two kids,” the Rockwall Police Association said on its Facebook page last week.

Officer Gaines is a school resource officer at the high school and an Air Force veteran.

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“His life has been about serving and protecting. Please keep Officer Gaines, his family and our department in your prayers,” the Police Association said.