Excellent Police Duty Commendation

Excellent Police Duty Commendation

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During Police Week ceremonies at Veterans Courthouse on May 17th, Sheriff Armando Fontoura (left) presented Excellent Police Duty Awards to members of his department’s Detective Bureau for the arrest of a major narcotics distributor and for the recovery of a fully automatic machine gun and a sawed-off shotgun.

Among the officers who live in Essex County to be honored were Det. Shai Carr (3rd from left), a resident of Montclair, Det. Joseph Leon (5th from left), a resident of Bloomfield, Det. Stephen Dellavalle (2nd from right), a resident of Newark, and Det. Abdullah Holmes (right), a resident of Newark.  Also receiving awards (from left to right) were Lt. Benvenuto Delgrande, Det. Robert Scarrillo, Det. Paul Blake, and Det. Giuseppe Forgione.