New York City Police Department ● Line of Duty Death: November 22, 2008

City of New York Police Department Sergeant Alex Baez passed away on November 22, 2008, due to 9/11-related sarcoidosis.

Sergeant Baez served with the New York City Police Department for 22 years. He was assigned to the 84th Precinct.

Baez is survived by his wife, Mayra, and his three children.

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation has paid off the mortgage on the Baez family’s home as part of its 2021 Season of Hope initiative.