Rockwall Officer Dies Of COVID-19

ROCKWALL(1080 KRLD)- A School Resource Officer at Rockwall High School has died from COVID-19.

Officer Tracy Gaines died Monday morning from complications with the virus while at a local hospital. He had been admitted July 11th and had undergone several treatments to fight the effects of the coronavirus.

Gaines had been an officer with the Rockwall Police Department since September 2005 before recently transitioning to the high school. His extensive career also included a School Resource Officer for Williams Middle School, a Field Training Officer in the Patrol Division, and 20 years of serving in the Air Force prior to joining the police department.

Donations to help his wife and two sons during this time can be made at www.atodallas.org.