Sergeant Carmin Fuscellaro, Jr.

Sergeant Carmin Fuscellaro, Jr.

Camden Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Saturday, February 4, 1961

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Carmin Fuscellaro, Jr.

Sergeant Carmin Fuscellaro was accidentally shot and killed by another officer when he was mistaken for an escaped prisoner.

He and his canine partner were searching the Camden city hall when the other officer shot him. At the time of the shooting canine officers and the inmates wore the same type of coveralls.

Sergean Fuscellaro had served with the Camden Police Department for 12 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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On this actual anniversary of your untimely death I'd like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your law enforcement family will always remember. Rest in peace always.

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

February 4, 2021

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