Patrolman George L. Ambrosio

Patrolman George L. Ambrosio

Trenton Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Saturday, December 8, 1979

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George L. Ambrosio

Patrolman George Ambrosio was killed when he was struck by a drunk driver on the Trenton Freeway, near the Southard Street Bridge. He was directing traffic at the scene of an earlier accident when he was struck at approximately 2:15 am and dragged 300 feet.

The 24-year-old subject was charged with death by vehicle, reckless driving, and DWI. He was released after posting a $1,000 bond.

Patrolman Ambrosio had served with the Trenton Police Department for seven years.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 169

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

accident scene, directing traffic, drunk driver

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 8, 2020

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