photo courtesy Danbury Police Department

This Sunday at 10:00 am, the city of Danbury will honor seventeen of its finest at a dedication ceremony for the brand new Police and Fire Memorial Park.

This tranquil space was recently completed at the corner of Main and East Franklin Streets. It is a place to remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our community. 

The ten members of the Fire Department who will be honored on Sunday are:

  • Assistant Chief Richard Fitzsimmons
  • Firefighter Walter Gebert
  • Lieutenant Paul Kraiger
  • Captain Charles Rush
  • Firefighter Joseph Kuba
  • Firefighter Joseph Halas
  • Lieutenant Martin "Butch" Melody
  • Assistant Chief Thomas Morris
  • Firefighter Thomas Burke
  • Firefighter Arthur McCormack Sr.

There will also be seven members of the Police Department who will be honored:

  • Officer Florence Sullivan
  • Officer Robert Keating
  • Constable Frederick Ellis
  • Officer Steven Michalko
  • Captain Dennis Cooney
  • Officer Donald Hassiak
  • Detective William Hull

If you plan to attend the ceremony, parking is available at Danbury Police Department and New England Uniform.

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