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Special Officer Alex Schromsky | Absecon Police Department, New Jersey Absecon Police Department, New Jersey

Special Officer

Alex Schromsky

Absecon Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch: Sunday, September 2, 1956

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Special Officer Alex Schromsky was struck and killed by a drunk driver while conducting a traffic stop on North Shore Road, near East Wyoming Avenue with another officer at approximately 4:45 am.

As he he spoke to the driver a vehicle driving in the opposite direction crossed the center line and struck Officer Schromsky. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries several hours later.

The driver who struck him was convicted of reckless killing by auto.

Officer Schromsky was a military veteran and had served with the Absecon Police Department for two years. He also served as a volunteer firefighter with the Absecon Fire Department.

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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Special Officer Schromsky. Thanks for your courage.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis
August 25, 2014

 

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