Major Jay R. Memmelaar, Jr.

Major Jay R. Memmelaar, Jr.

Goldsboro Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, February 16, 2017

Jay R. Memmelaar, Jr.

Major Jay Memmelaar suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in his department's physical fitness program at approximately 7:00 pm.

He was working out in the department's gym when he began to experience discomfort in his chest. He returned to his office where he collapsed a short time later. He was transported to a local hospital where he passed away.

Major Memmelaar had served with the Goldsboro Police Department for 25 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 4502

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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5 miles in your honor Sir. You are not forgotten.

Detective Michele Nelson
Riverside County Sheriff's Department

February 16, 2018

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