News Release
May 23, 2006

DEA - New Jersey Division
Pays Tribute to Officers who were killed in
The Line Of Duty
“New Jersey Law Enforcement Memorial Service”

On Tuesday, May 23, 2006 , the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police hosted the 2006 New Jersey Law Enforcement Memorial Service at the Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove, New Jersey, to honor those New Jersey law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The service remembers officers who lost their lives in New Jersey since 1854.

Drug Enforcement Administration New Jersey Division Special Agent in Charge Gerard P. McAleer, presented a wreath from the New Jersey Division in memory of all the New Jersey fallen law enforcement officers that were killed in the line of duty along with fallen DEA Special Agents Frank C. Tummillo (10-12-1972) and Everett E. Hatcher (02-28-1989). “We will never forget our hero’s that paid the ultimate price. They will Never be Forgotten,” McAleer stated…..

In Memoriam

Special Police Officer Dwayne Reeves - Newark Police Department - 07-18-2005

Office Shawn Carson – Jersey City Police Department – 12-25-05

Officer Robert Nguyen – Jersey City Police Department – 12-25-05

Senior Corrections Officer Wayne Clark – NJ Department of Corrections– 01-10-2006

Officer Matthew J. Melchionda – Watchung Police Department – 03-08-2006


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