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Email: info@northbergenpd.com
Address: 4233 Kennedy Blvd
North Bergen, New Jersey 07047
Fallen Officers
Vincent Wilhelm Officer Vincent Wilhelm
On July 20, 1965, North Bergen Police Officer Vincent Wilhelm started his Shift at 7:55am and was assigned to Post 7B. A little over five (5) hours later, Officer Wilhelm was operating an ambulance so that he could transport Margaret Thompson, an 86-year-old North Bergen resident, to Christ Hospital in Jersey City. About an hour later (2:00pm), an Emergency Room nurse reported that Officer Wilhelm had collapsed outside Christ Hospital. Officer Wilhelm was taken inside Christ Hospital, where he received emergency medical treatment. According to an entry in the 1965 North Bergen Police Blotter, Police Officer Vincent Wilhelm, a United States Army Veteran of World War II, passed away at 3:07pm on July 20, 1965. A heart attack was the cause of death. Officer Wilhelm is buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Bergen County.
Henry Hamilton Officer Henry Hamilton
On December 18, 1938, at 8:00pm, Patrolman Henry Hamilton of the North Bergen Police Department was struck by an automobile as he walked across Bergenline Avenue. Hamilton was on-duty at the time. According to entries in the 1938 Blotter, Hamilton was transported home by a fellow Officer soon after being struck and, at some point during the evening, was treated by a Doctor. The next day, Patrolman Hamilton was transported from his residence to Union City General Hospital. Unfortunately, on December 21, 1938, Patrolman Hamilton died from injuries sustained due to the automobile accident. Hamilton is buried in Fairview Cemetery.
Romeo Caino Officer Romeo Caino
North Bergen Police Department, NJ
EOW: Tuesday, September 15, 1959
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle
Joseph A. Peters Patrol Officer Joseph A. Peters
North Bergen Police Department, NJ
EOW: Tuesday, July 7, 1981
Cause of Death: Carbon Monoxide

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Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Plates

The Law Enforcement Officer Memorial license plate benefits the children of fallen New Jersey police officers. The money from the sale of these plates is slated for the establishment of a scholarship account for the children of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. Administered by The New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority the program will benefit qualified children of slain officers for undergraduate study leading to a baccalaureate degree or associate degree at any public or private institution.

Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Plates To get your plates, just go to any motor vehicle agency with your current plates and registration and pick up the new Law Enforcement Officer Memorial plates, or call 888-486-3339 on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to order by mail. Plates cost $50 with an annual $10 renewal fee. You can order personalized plates with up to five characters for $100 and a $10 yearly renewal by mail.