EAST ORANGE, NJ - Beginning 9:00 A.M. today at East Orange City Hall, 44 City Hall Plaza, 1st Floor, Mayor Lester Taylor, Director of Public Safety Sheilah Coley, East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi, EOPD Officers and Municipal Employees invite all our residents and friends to join in the national movement to end gun violence as we pause to honor two School Resource Officers for their bravery.

The City of East Orange will recognize two exemplary officers for their act of bravery as part of National Gun Violence Awareness Day and are asking those in support to wear orange to highlight the significance of the day and solidarity of the cause. Specifically remembering the work of our local officers. 

The City to Honor Two School Resource Officers for Bravery

On November 22, 2016 School Resource Officers Christopher Kyer and Segundo Marquez were involved in a foot pursuit of an armed and dangerous suspect who fired shots at them, but was apprehended without incident.