Rookie New Jersey police officer slain in ambush remembered for compassion, drive

  • by: DAVID PORTER , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 18, 2014 - 12:05 PM

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A rookie police officer slain in an ambush over the weekend had dreamed of being a cop as a kid and was an eager learner who had recently gotten a tip from his uncle, a retired officer, and put it into action, the uncle said at his funeral Friday.

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