In Memoriam

Robert J. VenturaPatrolman Robert J. Ventura

End of Watch: Sunday, March 18, 2001
Age: 33
Tour: 2 Years
Cause: Automobile Accident
Incident Date: March 18, 2001

Patrolman Robert Ventura was killed in an accident while on duty. He was on routine patrol when another vehicle made a left hand turn in front of his patrol car. He swerved to avoid a collision, but struck an oncoming vehicle head-on. The driver that turned in front of him was arrested and charged with several moving violations.

At the time of his death Patrolman Ventura had served with the Jackson Township Police Department for two years, and was survived by his wife, 4-year-old daughter, and 16-month-old son. Read more

We Honor Our Deceased Retired Members

  • Police Officer Louis DeMair 103
  • Police Officer Frank Hughes 104
  • Police Officer Robert Barry 105
  • Police Officer Edward Moran 107
  • Police Officer Willard Gross 109
  • Police Officer William Malick 131
  • Sergeant Ronald Schoonover
  • Lieutenant Bruce Cottrell
  • Sergeant Thomas Vasil 132
  • Sergeant Anthony Torre 121
  • Police Officer Richard Dyott 110
  • Captain William Reagan 119
  • Police Officer Robert Ventura 213
  • Sergeant Michael Cheung 167
  • Police Officer John Wentlejewski III
  • Sergeant Robert O’Hara 127
  • Chief Walter McCurdy 101
  • Director Samuel DePasquale 124
  • Police Officer William Hoever 153
  • Sergeant Bryant "Charlie" Evans 106