Police Officer Reinaldo Arocha, Jr.Rest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Newark New JerseyPolice Department
End of Watch: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Tour: 23 years
Badge # 86
Police Officer Reinaldo Arocha suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after he and another officers had to subdue an emotionally disturbed person who was being taken into custody.
He had returned to his patrol car to complete paperwork when a tow truck driver found him unresponsive near the intersection of North Munn Avenue and Mountainview Avenue at approximately 7:15 am. Responding units and a nurse performed CPR until he was transported to a local hospital. He was pronounced dead approximately 30 minutes later.
Officer Arocha had served with the Newark Police Department for 23 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.