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Retired Clay County Schools police officer dies after illness

Officer Greg Lott died after an illness. (Courtesy of Clay County District Schools Police Department)

A Clay County District Schools Police Department officer who retired last September as he battled an illness has died, the department said.

Officer Greg Lott was one of the 46 inaugural officers when the CCDSPD was formed in 2019.

“The loss of his dedication to the students, faculty and the community will be greatly missed,” the department wrote in a Facebook post. “Officer Greg Lott is 10-7 in Heaven!”

10-7 is the police code for “out of service.”

CCDSPD is saddened to share the news regarding one of our officers who passed away after battling an illness. Officer...

Posted by Clay County District Schools Police Department on Tuesday, January 26, 2021