PLAINFIELD, NJ - Two proclamations were read at Monday's city council meeting, the first to honor three Plainfield detectives for bravery and dedication to duty, and the second to recognize a record-breaking performance by swimmer Sincere Malone.

Plainfield Police Director Carl Riley read the councilmanic resolution recognizing the detectives who were involved in a police-involved shooting on April 4.

Detectives James Williams, Pierre McCall, and Stephen Knox were first on the scene and confronted by an armed suspect who opened fire while they were still in a patrol vehicle.  The subject was eventually apprehended.

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Riley said the detectives' actions reflected the heroism of a police officer facing a violent offender while maintaining composure. 


Councilwoman Diane Toliver read the proclamation acknowledging the accomplishments of swimmer Sincere Malone.

Malone broke a 38-year old record by two seconds for the 100-yard breaststroke record at the Silver and Bronze Championship on Feb. 24.

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