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9/9/2015 - Hamilton Township Unveils Memorial Street Sign to fallen New Jersey State Trooper Carlos M. Negron

Hamilton Township Unveils Memorial Street Sign to
Fallen New Jersey State Trooper Carlos M. Negron

  

In the above photograph (from left to right), former New Jersey State Police Lt. Col. (Ret). Joseph A. Flynn (who was New Jersey State Police Lt. Col. when Trooper Negron was fatally wounded), Harriett Flynn,  Hamilton Township Mayor Kelly Yaede, Michelle Carroll, President of the Survivors of the Triangle, NJ Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. and New Jersey State Police Lt. Col. Patrick Callahan stand following the formal ceremony to officially unveil a Memorial Street Sign to fallen New Jersey State Trooper Carlos M. Negron (which is shown in the background).

On Wednesday, September 9, 2015,  Mayor Kelly Yaede joined with representatives of the NJ State Police and the Survivors of the Triangle NJ Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors to officially unveil a memorial street sign in honor of fallen State Trooper Carlos M. Negron.

On May 7, 1984, Trooper Negron was on routine patrol on the New Jersey Turnpike when he stopped to aid a disabled van. A gunfight ensued with one of the two occupants in the van and Trooper Negron was fatally wounded.

In 2005 the NJ State Police dedicated the Troop "C" Hamilton Headquarters to the memory of Trooper Carlos M. Negron, including the road known as Negron Road. 

The formal dedication ceremony included the participation of Hamilton Township Mayor Kelly Yaede, representatives from the NJ State Police, the participation of the NJ State Police Color Guard and NJ State Police Bagpipe Unit, NJ State Police Lt. Col. Patrick Callahan, NJ State Police Chaplain - Msgr. Michael T. Mannion and President of the Survivors of the Triangle, NJ Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. - Michelle Carroll.