Veteran N.J. police captain dies unexpectedly while on duty

Paul Jamolawicz, 61, was awarded three commendations and seven Excellent Police Service Awards during his tenure

Duty Death: Paul Jamolawicz - [Bayonne, New Jersey]

End of Service: 11/11/2022


By Ashley Silver
Police1

BAYONNE, N.J. — Police captain Paul Jamolawicz, 61, who spent 37 years with the Bayonne (N.J.) Police Department, died unexpectedly while on duty Friday.

"It is with a heavy heart that I must announce the death of Bayonne Police Department Captain Paul Jamolawicz," Chief Robert Geisler said in a statement. “Captain Jamolawicz died unexpectedly tonight while on duty serving our community. On behalf of the City of Bayonne and the Bayonne Police Department, I would like to express our condolences to the Jamolawicz family.”

The officer’s cause of death is unknown at this time, FOX News reported.

According to Jamolawicz ‘s obituary, he was awarded three commendations and seven Excellent Police Service Awards. Jamolawicz is survived by his wife and two children.

 

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