Rowland was a 21-year veteran of the force.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Friends and family gathered to pay their final respects to Pittsburgh Police officer Brian Rowland on Saturday.

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Last week, Rowland died from COVID-19 at St. Clair Hospital.

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Rowland was a 21-year veteran of the force.

He is survived by his wife.