LAPD Sees Increase in Longer Absences from COVID-19 Infections


More than a third of Los Angeles Police Department personnel who are out sick with COVID-19 have been absent from work for more than 14 days, a trend that Police Chief Michel Moore said Tuesday has gotten the department’s attention.

Of the 474 sworn officers and civilian members out with COVID-19, 168 have been out beyond the 14-day mark, while there are 21 long-haul cases of COVID-19 in the department, Moore told the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners on Tuesday.

Moore said the department is working with its medical liaison and coordinators to ensure the employees are getting the necessary medical treatment and support to recover.



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