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K00382 Text:

Assembly Resolution No. 382
BY: M. of A. Brown
        MOURNING  the  tragic  and  untimely death of NYPD
        Police Officer Anastasios Tsakos on  Tuesday,  April
        27, 2021
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense  of this Legislative Body to convey its
grateful appreciation and heartfelt regret in recognition of the loss of
a courageous police officer who dedicated his purposeful life and career
in faithful service to his family and to the residents of New York City;
  WHEREAS, It is with profound  sadness  that  this  Legislative  Body
records  the  passing of NYPD Police Officer Anastasios Tsakos, who made
the ultimate sacrifice on Tuesday,  April  27,  2021,  while  faithfully
executing  his  responsibilities,  serving  with dedication, loyalty and
compassion, and who devoted his purposeful life and career to serve  and
protect; and
  WHEREAS,  Officer  Anastasios Tsakos exemplified what it truly means
to give of himself in providing vital police services  in  keeping  with
the noble mission of the New York City Police Department; and
  WHEREAS,  Officer  Anastasios Tsakos, a 43-year-old resident of East
Northport, New York, died  in  the  line  of  duty  following  a  tragic
accident; and
  WHEREAS,  Early  in  the morning on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, Officer
Anastasios Tsakos was struck by a passing vehicle as he  stood  next  to
his  marked  car  while diverting traffic from a previous fatal crash on
the Long  Island  Expressway  in  Queens;  he  was  rushed  in  critical
condition  to  New  York-Presbyterian  Queens  Hospital,  where he later
succumbed to his injuries; and
  WHEREAS, Anastasios Tsakos was the son of immigrants  from  Laconia,
Greece;  he  grew  up  in  Astoria,  Queens,  and  was a graduate of St.
Demetrios High School; he moved to Greece for a short time and served in
the Greek military; and
  WHEREAS, In January of 2007, Anastasios Tsakos joined the NYPD; upon
graduating from the NYPD Academy, he was assigned to the  75th  Precinct
and the 83rd Precinct before being assigned to Highway 3; and
  WHEREAS,  Officer  Anastasios  Tsakos was a member of the St. Paul's
Society, the NYPD Fraternal organization  for  Police  Officers  of  the
Eastern Orthodox Christian faith; and
  WHEREAS,  A  14-year  veteran  of  the force and father of two small
children, Officer Anastasios Tsakos and his wife  recently  purchased  a
home in East Northport; and
  WHEREAS,  Officer  Anastasios  Tsakos  was  affectionately  known as
"Taso" to his neighbors; they knew him as a friendly,  dedicated  family
man  and  an extremely hard worker; he frequently came to the aid of his
neighbors when they were stricken with COVID-19 by  bringing  them  food
and  items  needed  from  the  supermarket;  he  even  helped one put up
moulding; and
  WHEREAS,  Although  he  worked  nights,  Officer  Anastasios  Tsakos
enjoyed playing with his kids during the day; and
  WHEREAS, Officer Anastasios  Tsakos  gave  14  years  to  the  NYPD,
protecting  its  residents  and  making  sure they stayed safe; he loved
being a police officer and was  dedicated  to  his  profession  and  was
well-respected  by  his fellow police officers who described him as "the
best of the best"; and
  WHEREAS, Officer Anastasios Tsakos performed his duties  with  great
honor,  integrity  and pride; he was truly an exceptional role model and
inspiration to his fellow officers; at his  funeral,  NYPD  Commissioner
Dermot Shea posthumously promoted him to first-grade detective; and
  WHEREAS,  Officer  Anastasios Tsakos leaves behind his wife of seven
years,    Irene    Tsakos;    his    six-year-old    daughter,    Jenny;
three-and-a-half-year-old  son,  Stavros;  older sister, Katina; and his
younger brother, Lefteris; and
  WHEREAS, The New York City community and the  entire  State  of  New
York has lost a prominent officer, husband, father, brother, and friend;
he  will  be deeply missed and truly merits the grateful tribute of this
Legislative Body; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations in a
moment of silence in tribute to NYPD Police Officer  Anastasios  Tsakos,
whose  unselfish concern for the welfare of others enhanced the lives of
those fortunate to have called him family, colleague and friend, and  to
express its deepest condolences to his family; and be it further
  RESOLVED,  That  a  copy  of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to the family of NYPD Police Officer Anastasios Tsakos.
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