Sergeant James Ralph Fassnacht

Sergeant James Ralph Fassnacht

Essex County Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, July 6, 1993

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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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 15, 2015

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