Jersey City PD comes out in force for fallen Officer Melvin Santiago, slain at Walgreens


Officers lined up at attention as Santiago's flag-draped body was taken on a gurney from Jersey City Medical Center and loaded onto an ambulance.

The Jersey City Police Department came out in force today to show their support for one of their own who was gunned down in the line of duty.

Officer Melvin Santiago, 23, was fatally shot as he responded to a report of an armed man at a 24-hour Walgreens store on Communipaw Avenue. It was initially thought to be an armed robbery, but officials now say it appears the suspect, Lawrence Campbell,...

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