Taunton police officer dies of COVID-19
TAUNTON, Mass. (WLNE) – The Taunton Police Department announced on Thursday the passing of Patrolman John Borges, after a battle against COVID-19.
In a Facebook post, the department said Borges was a twenty year veteran of the Taunton Police Department, Search Manager for the SEMLEC Search and Rescue Team, a lead trainer for MEMA and active with the Civil Air Patrol.
The Department said Borges loved being a police officer, and deeply cared about the community he served.