News Release
May 22, 2007

New Jersey Division Pays Tribute to Officers Who
Were Killed in The Line of Duty
“New Jersey Law Enforcement Memorial Service”

MAY 22 -- On Tuesday, May 22, 2007, the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police hosted the 2007 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

Detective Kieran Tyon Shields – Orange Police Department - 08-7-2006

Sergeant Tommaso Popolizio – Newark Police Department – 03-3-2006