Senate Majority Flanagan Delivers Remarks At Police Officers' Memorial

May 10, 2016

Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) delivers remarks during the Police Officers’ Memorial Remembrance Ceremony in Albany.  The ceremony honored four officers who were lost in the line of duty and 19 officers who succumbed to illness as a result of their efforts following the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks.

The four who were killed in the line of duty:

Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg Jr. of the New York State Police

Detective Randolph A. Holder of the New York City Police Department

Sergeant Eric O. Meier of the Crawford Police Department

Detective Brian R. Moore of the New York City Police Department

 

Those who served our state during the time following 9/11:

Detective James J. Albanese, New York City Police Department

Deputy Chief Steven J. Bonano, New York City Police Department

Police Officer James M. Burke, New York City Police Department

Police Officer Peter D. Ciaccio, New York City Police Department

Detective Louis G. Fernandez, New York City Police Department

Detective Stuart F. Fishkin, New York City Police Department

Inspector James Guida, New York City Police Department

Police Officer Cheryl D. Johnson, New York City Police Department

Police Officer Robert W. Kaminski, New York City Police Department

Detective Shaun M. Mahoney, New York City Police Department

Lieutenant Roy D. McLaughlin, Yonkers Police Department

Senior Investigator Thomas G. Moran Jr., New York State Police

Sergeant Patrick P. Murphy, New York City Police Department

Police Officer Peter O. Rodriguez, New York City Police Department

Detective John A. Russo, New York City Police Department

Sergeant Stephen O. Scalza, New York City Police Department

Captain Scott V. Stelmok, New York City Police Department

Detective Richard Wentz, New York City Police Department

Deputy U.S. Marshal Zacarias Toro, United States Marshals Service

 

The memorial also recognizes “historical” deaths, officers who died in service to their communities in prior years, but the agencies for which they worked had not previously submitted applications for their inclusion. Those officers are:

Game Protector Harvey B. Cruikshank of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Game Protector Benning W. DeLaMater of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Game Protector Paul J. DuCuennois of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation