Jersey City remembers fallen police Officer Melvin Santiago

Santiago was shot and killed while responding to

Santiago was shot and killed while responding to an armed robbery call over the weekend. (July 14, 2014 11:55 AM)

Family and friends say Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in his uncle's footsteps.    When Santiago accomplished his dream last December and joined the Jersey City force as a rookie officer, he asked to serve in the city's toughest district. Seven months after he graduated from the academy, the 23-year-old was killed in the...

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