Between 1954-1956 I was in the United States Army,
stationed in Germany. In 1961 I joined the Jersey City
Police Department .later I attended Jersey City State
College, and in 1976, graduated with a Bachelor of Science
in Police Science.
In 1962, I married Margaret O'Grady, a Bronx girl. We
have four children, Colin, Maureen, Sean and Terrence.
Thank God they are all good kids. Colin is an Oncologist /
Hematologist, his practice is in Spartanburg, S.C. .
Terrence is a surgical resident, at Robert Wood Johnson in
New Brunswick. Maureen has been a stay at home mom
in Brielle, but is getting back into the work force, and Sean
owns a flooring business in the Boston area. I feel they are
my wife's and my greatest accomplishments. We have six
I retired from the Jersey City Police Department after 35
years of service ,as a Captain . Then in 1996, I joined the
Hudson County Sheriff's Office where I served as Chief of
Detectives for 10 years.
My most memorable travel experience was seeing the
Grand Canyon and the scenic coast highway of California.
My favorite teacher was Sister Laurina,----- and I once had
a pet goldfish!