Sergeant James Ralph Fassnacht

Sergeant James Ralph Fassnacht

Essex County Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, July 6, 1993

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James Ralph Fassnacht

Sergeant Fassnacht drowned while he and two other divers were clearing an intake screen in Weequahic Park Lake.

Sergeant Fassnacht was survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Rest in Peace Sgt. Fassnacht. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Fassnacht Family and the Essex County Police Department.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

April 3, 2022

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