Sam Ciccone
 


 

Age: 71



Summary: retired sergeant in the Fairview, New Jersey police department who quit his job there in 1979 after 15 years spent concealing his sexual orientation and moved to New York, where he and gay NYC police sergeant Charles H. Cochrane, Jr. (d. 2008) founded the Gay Officers Action League, known as GOAL, the first organization to address the needs and concerns of gay and lesbian law enforcement personnel.




Cause of Death: Heart disease



Born: March 18, 1944


 
Died: May 10, 2015



Location:
New York City, New York