Special Officer Alex Schromsky

Special Officer Alex Schromsky

Absecon Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, September 2, 1956

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Alex Schromsky

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.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

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

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 2, 2020

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