New Jersey State Troopers, 1961-2011: Remembering the Fallen

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The New Jersey State Troopers are dedicated to upholding their credo of "Honor, Duty and Fidelity." Their commitment to this service has helped countless civilians in dangerous situations and saved many innocent lives. Yet in upholding their duty to serve and protect, extraordinary troopers have given their lives. Retired Sergeant First Class John O'Rourke has collected their stories of bravery and herein follows up his first book, Jersey Troopers, with the accounts of troopers killed in the line of duty from 1961 to 2011. These are not only the stories of how they died but also how they lived, with recollections and photos from the families and friends they left behind.
ISBN: 9781609492182
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: New Jersey
Images: 71
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
John E. O'Rourke was born in Pequannock, New Jersey, and was raised in the Passaic County town of Wanaque. O'Rourke's education includes a Bachelor of Science degree from Thomas Edison State College and a Master of Arts degree from Seton Hall University. He was a New Jersey state trooper for nearly twenty-six years and has extensive experience in security and leadership. O'Rourke is board certified in security management from ASIS International and heads its Crime and Loss Prevention Council. Presently, O'Rourke is the security manager for Montclair Golf Club in New Jersey and is an independent security consultant.
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