Superintendent Kevin P. Bruen is saddened to announce the death of retired Major Rodrick C. Covington, who passed away from cancer on March 31, 2022, stemming from his assignment in and around the World Trade Center site, following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
Major Covington retired from the New York State Police, after 27 years of service, on November 28, 2008.
Following the events of 9/11, Major Covington was assigned as the Detail Commander of the Executive Services Detail during response and recovery efforts in New York City.
Major Covington is survived by his wife and four children.
Monday, April 11, 2022
Viewing: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Funeral Service: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM The Abyssinian Baptist Church 132 Odell Clark Place, New York, New York10030
Interment Tuesday, April 12, 2022 10:00 AM Pinelawn Memorial Park and Arboretum Farmingdale, New York 1735 (Gather at 966 Centennial Avenue, Baldwin, New York 11510 at 9:00 AM sharp)