Statement of Support for Paramus Police Officer Rachel
The members of Fair Lawn PBA Local 67 are committed to standing side by side
with their neighboring
brothers and sisters of the
Paramus Police Department. You are all in our thoughts and prayers as we attempt
to process the senseless shooting of
Sister Police Officer Rachel Morgan.
Rachel, we are here for you, your family and the members of Paramus PBA 186!
In 2003, our lives changed forever when
Sister Officer Mary Ann Collura was executed by a lowlife degenerate.
To our community, please keep this officer in your thoughts and prayers as she recovers.
What we all feared could happen, has happened right at our back door!
Police Officer John Abraham Jr.
Teaneck Police Department
End of Watch: Monday, October 25, 2010
Tour of Duty: 17 years
Badge Number: 257
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Monday, October 25, 2010
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
Police Officer John Abraham was killed in an automobile accident on Teaneck Road at approximately 2:00 am.
Officer Abraham was on patrol on Teaneck Road between Holland Terrace and Bennett Street when his patrol car collided with a utility pole, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.
He was transported to Holy Name Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a few hours later.
Officer Abraham had served with the Teaneck Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his wife and son.
The members of Fair Lawn PBA Local 67 are shocked and saddened by the execution style murder of this young police officer. Our deepest condolences to PO Matlosz's family, friends and brother-sister officers of the Lakewood, NJ
Police Officer Christopher Matlosz
Lakewood Police Department
End of Watch: Friday, January 14, 2011
Tour of Duty: 7 years
Badge Number: 317
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Friday, January 14, 2011
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: CAPTURED ON 1/16/2011
Police Officer Chris Matlosz was shot and killed by a man he had stopped to talk to on August Drive at approximately 4:00 pm.
Officer Matlosz was on patrol when he stopped his patrol car to speak with a man walking along the road. As they spoke, the male took one step back, drew a handgun at point blank range and shot Officer Matlosz three times, killing him.
The suspect fled the scene and remains at large.
Officer Matlosz had served with the Lakewood Police Department for five years. He had previously served with the Englishtown Police Department for two years and had also served as a special police officer with the Freehold Township Police Department, Long Branch Police Department and Manasquan Police Department.
He is survived by his fiancee, mother, and brother.