Barnegat Officers Among Mourners for Slain NYC Detectives

Barnegat Chief

Eric Englund
February 18, 2022
By Eric Englund

Lieutenant Andrew Parsley, Patrolman Angel Roman, and Patrolman Kenneth Calicchio attended the funeral for Police Officer Jason Rivera on Friday, January 28
Four Barnegat Township law enforcement officers joined customers of law enforcement from all about the place in New York Town a short while ago for the funerals of two younger detectives killed in the line of duty on Jan. 21.
Capt. Jason Carroll, Lt. Andrew Parsley, Patrolman Angel Roman and Patrolman Kenneth Calicchio of the Barnegat Township Law enforcement Department attended the funeral of Jason Rivera, 22, on Jan. 28. 20-seven-12 months-aged Wilbert Mora’s funeral was held on Feb. 2. The two had been fatally shot when responding to a domestic disturbance in Harlem.
The funeral was held in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, but the officers who gathered protected an space of 10 blocks.
“This is not the initial massive metropolis funeral that our officers have attended to pay back their respects for an officer killed in the line of duty and regretably will not be the final,” mentioned Carroll. “Rivera’s funeral, having said that, was the major that I have attended in my occupation. Fifth Avenue was a sea of blue uniforms as significantly as the eye could see. As we walked the streets, every NYPD officer that we designed eye get in touch with with thanked us for coming.”
Carroll stated the Barnegat contingent was not only overwhelmed by the amount of officers in attendance but the number of officers from all over the nation who drove or flew good distances to be there.
“Most touching had been the eulogy and words of the loved ones customers as they were being broadcast in excess of a complicated audio program throughout the metropolis streets,” he reported. “It is constantly shifting to stand shoulder to shoulder with our law enforcement brothers and sisters as we salute the procession of motorcycles, horses and law enforcement cars going by and will in no way turn out to be any simpler as we will without doubt go to more in our professions.”  —E.E.

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