New York City Police Department • Line of Duty Death: July 30, 2021
NYPD Detective George Moreno lost his battle with 9/11-related cancer on July 30, 2021.
George began working for the NYPD in 1990 and was a 31-year veteran with 533 arrests in his career, 17 EPD (Excellent Police Duty) medals, and 3 MPD (Meritorious Police Duty) medals. After eight years with the 50th Precinct in the Bronx, Moreno was promoted to Detective in Bronx Narcotics in March 1999, followed by promotion to the Bronx Gang Squad in July 1999.
While working on the Bronx Gang Squad, Moreno was shot in the Line-of-Duty in July 2001 and returned to work a few days later. Moreno was working at the Detectives Bureau Operations Unit, Chief of Detectives Office, up until his death this past July.
On July 29th, 2019, he was diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer. Just a few days later, Moreno was also diagnosed with stage 3 kidney cancer.
George is survived by his wife, DanDai, and his five children.