Sergeant Joseph M. Monteparo

Sergeant Joseph M. Monteparo

Asbury Park Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Saturday, April 24, 1971

Joseph M. Monteparo

Sergeant Monteparo was stabbed to death while attempting to talk a man into dropping a knife. Sergeant Monteparo was familiar with the suspect and had dealt with him on several occasions. Other officers on the scene returned fire and killed the suspect.

Sergeant Monteparo had served with the agency for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Shot and killed

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My beloved father , there are no words after 47 years of missing my hero, but
I love you today and until forever ❤️
Thank you for watching over me through these blessed times and hard times ...
I felt your presence during the birth of your great granddaughter, she has your strength, our smile and goodness

Susan Monteparo Puzino

April 24, 2018

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