A procession of Deccio family members and first responders across Washington escort the hearse containing the body of Yakima police Sgt. Joe Deccio from 41st Street in Terrace Heights along Terrace Heights Drive to Yakima Avenue in Yakima, Wash., as it made its way to the public funeral Thur…
Remembering YPD Sgt. Joe Deccio
A public memorial service will be conducted Thursday, Aug. 12, for Yakima police Sgt. Joe Deccio. Deccio, 38, died last week after a heart issue at police headquarters.
As the Yakima Police Department continues to cope with its first line-of-duty death, law enforcement officers and the community are helping the officer’s grieving family.
Yakima police are setting up a fund for those who want to help the family of Sgt. Joseph Deccio, who died suddenly Tuesday evening.
Yakima police Sgt. Joseph Deccio was a devoted family man and someone who took pride in his physical fitness, a colleague recalled.