Longtime Barrington Police officer dies after battle with Covid-19

Sgt. Gino Caputo was a 27-year veteran of the force

Posted 9/13/21

The Barrington Police Department lost a veteran member of the force on Saturday morning.

According to a press release from the department, Sergeant Gino Caputo, a 27-year veteran of the BPD, died …

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Longtime Barrington Police officer dies after battle with Covid-19

Sgt. Gino Caputo was a 27-year veteran of the force

Posted

The Barrington Police Department lost a veteran member of the force on Saturday morning.

According to a press release from the department, Sergeant Gino Caputo, a 27-year veteran of the BPD, died on Saturday, Sept. 11, following a five-week battle against Covid-19. 

Following is the announcement shared by the department:

Chief Michael E. Correia and the members of the Barrington Police Department announce with heavy hearts the death of Sergeant Gino Caputo after a 5 week battle against COVID-19. 

Sergeant Caputo, who was a 27 year veteran of the Department, died yesterday morning surrounded by his wife Cindy and Family members.

Funeral arrangements are forthcoming.

Please keep Cindy and his Family in your thoughts and prayers. Rest In Peace, Gino.

Respectfully,

The Barrington Police Department

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