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Tuesday, April 7, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Roll Call of Remembrance

 Port Authority Police, who were the first law enforcement personnel to respond to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, quickly rushed into the burning buildings and helped to rescue thousands of employees. Some of them climbed high up into the burning towers to assist those who were seriously injured or trapped.

Thirty-seven of these heroic men and women were killed that day. Following are the 37 police personnel killed in the line of duty that day:

Officer Christopher C. Amoroso 

Officer Maurice V. Barry   

Officer Liam Callahan

Lieutenant Robert D. Cirri      

Officer Clinton Davis       

Officer Donald A. Foreman

Officer Gregg J. Froehner   

Officer Thomas E. Gorman 

Officer Uhuru G. Houston

Officer George G. Howard

 Officer Stephen Huczko    

Inspector Anthony P. Infante Jr.

Officer Paul W. Jurgens    

Sergeant. Robert M. Kaulfers 

Officer Paul Laszczynski

Officer David P. Lemagne    

Officer John Lennon   

Officer J.D. Levi

Officer James F. Lynch    

Superintendent of Police Fred V. Morrone

Captain Kathy Mazza             

Officer Walter A. McNeil  

Officer Donald J. McIntyre

Officer Joseph M. Navas  

Officer James Nelson      

Officer Alfonse J. Niedermeyer

Officer James W. Parham    

Officer Dominick A. Pezzulo 

Officer Bruce A. Reynolds

Officer Antonio J. Rodrigues   

Officer Richard Rodriguez   

Chief James A. Romito

Officer John P. Skala     

Officer Walwyn W. Stuart 

Officer Kenneth F. Tietjen

Officer Nathaniel Webb       

Officer Michael T. Wholey

And Sirius, a police dog, was also killed.

Today, we pause and remember...

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