Patrolman George Rennie - Secaucus Police Department
End of Watch: October 2, 1970
Patrolman George Rennie was the first Police Officer in the history of the SPD to die in the line of duty. His fatal injuries were sustained while he was involved in a motorcycle accident with his police motorcycle.
Police Officer John Flanagan
On August 27, 1997, a fire in their Secaucus home took the life of Police Officer John Flanagan and his brother Daniel. Police Officer Flanagan 50, was a 19-year veteran of the Secaucus Police Department and president of our Policemen's Benevolent Association. A Vietnam War veteran and winner of the Bronze Star, he was active with the local American Legion Post 118, serving as commander and as its representative to the county executive committee.