Fallen Jersey City Police Detective Melvin Santiago laid to rest
The Jersey City police officer who was shot and killed while responding to a report of an armed robbery was laid to rest today.
Hundreds of police officers from around New Jersey and surrounding states came to St. Aloysius Church to pay their final respects to Melvin Santiago.
Santiago’s casket was draped with the 9/11 U.S. Honor Flag as he was carried inside the church.